Like the justice system itself, the pandemic challenged the Criminalization of Women Pro-Bono Program to find new ways of operating.
The pandemic allowed The 519 to reimagine what it means to provide access to justice and legal services to LGBTQ2S communities.
The pandemic helped CLEO to recognize it can play a useful role in substantive law training across Ontario.
The Legal Clinic of Guelph and Wellington County is receiving $250K to further develop its successful “law van” pilot project.
Capacity-building for an Inclusive Sector grantees will be better positioned to provide reliable and culturally appropriate legal support.
The Ontario Federation of Indigenous Friendship Centres’ Indigenous Community Justice Program is a culturally-based program that takes a wholistic approach to justice and aims to divert Indigenous youth and adults who have come into conflict with the law away from the criminal justice system.
The Ontario Legal Information Centre, a service run by the Association des juristes d’expression française de l’Ontario (AJEFO), offers free legal information in all areas of law, in French and English, to anyone living in the province, regardless of income.
Community Law School (Sarnia-Lambton), with Lambton Mental Wellness Centre, developed a workshop series and an online course on Mental Health Laws and Advocacy.
With help from our Catalyst grant, Pro Bono Ontario’s Legal Hotline helps Ontarians navigate the pandemic.
Catalyst grant helps the Ontario Justice Education Network engage more young people, including French-speaking youth across Ontario.
The Foundation has increased its investment in Catalyst to $19.7M, adding close to $3 million to the total budget over three years and growing the program from 20 to 25 organizations.
Meet the 2021-2022 Public Interest Articling Fellowship participants: Rachel Kohut, Zara Mercer, Paria Asadbikli, Tom Naciuk, Arthur Ferguson, Leandra (Lea) Keren, Tyler Schnare, Rene Kimmett.
Increasing access to justice for refugees and Indigenous peoples is focus of 17 newly funded projects
The Law Foundation of Ontario has invested close to $1.4M for 17 new Access to Justice Fund projects, increasing access to justice for refugees and Indigenous peoples.