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Growing community support for people with disabilities

October 18, 2022
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Reach’s project will develop resources and training for frontline workers to enhance their ability to identify legal issues, conduct effective intakes, and facilitate referrals, all centering around the lived experiences of people with disabilities.

Wrapping legal supports in dignity and belonging

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The Legal Information for Indigenous Youth Aging Out of Care project will provide Indigenous youth with legal information and facilitate connections to community supports.

Upholding the rights of people who are unhoused

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Community Justice Collective, and its partners, are developing and delivering public legal education resources tailored to legal issues faced by unhoused residents.

Developing legal services for the Métis community

October 17, 2022
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The Métis Nation of Ontario Justice Program provides legal support and education to Métis people through culturally relevant services, legal information and legal resources, justice system navigation, and legal referrals.

Coordinating housing and legal supports

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With an Access to Justice Fund grant, Living Space launched the Access and Diversion project to help the most marginalized members of its communities.

Protecting natural laws and landscapes

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With a Responsive grant, CELA and ANA are developing a legal toolkit for establishing Indigenous Protected and Conserved Areas.

2021 annual report: A Just(ice) Recovery

October 3, 2022
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We’re proud to release our 2021 annual report: A (Just)ice Recovery.

Roberto Lattanzio receives 2022 Guthrie Award

September 28, 2022
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The Law Foundation of Ontario is pleased to announce that the 2022 Guthrie Award recipient is disability rights advocate, Roberto Lattanzio.

2022-2023 Public Interest Articling Fellowship participants

September 8, 2022
The Law Foundation of Ontario Public Interest Articling Fellowship

Meet the 2022-2023 Public Interest Articling Fellowship participants: Daniel Marin, Amanda LaBorde, Ayesha Adamjee, Stacey Seward, Vivian Sim, Gabrielle (Gabby) C. Aquino, Amy Hill, Kienna Shkopich-Hunter.

Job posting: Director, Grants and Programs

September 6, 2022
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We’re searching for a permanent, full-time Director, Grants and Programs to join our team.

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Noah Aiken-Klar joins The Law Foundation of Ontario as Director, Grants & Programs

By Nathalie Noel | January 24, 2023

The Foundation is pleased to announce the hiring of Noah Aiken-Klar as Director, Grants & Programs.

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Job posting: Associate Counsel, Class Proceedings Fund

By Nathalie Noel | January 17, 2023

We are seeking an Associate Counsel for the Class Proceedings Fund.

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Job posting: Senior Financial Analyst

By Nathalie Noel | January 9, 2023

We are seeking a Senior Financial Analyst.

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Roberto Lattanzio Guthrie Award celebration

By Nathalie Noel | December 17, 2022

We gathered on December 8, 2022 to present Roberto (Robert) Lattanzio with the Guthrie Award, The Law Foundation of Ontario’s signature award to recognize exceptional access to justice champions.

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Remissa Hirji promoted to Director and Counsel, Class Proceedings Committee

By Nathalie Noel | December 17, 2022

The Foundation and Class Proceedings Committee are pleased to announce the promotion of Remissa Hirji to Director and Counsel, Class Proceedings Committee.

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Responsive grants enable community-focused legal navigation and supports

By Nathalie Noel | December 14, 2022

The Foundation granted over $1.8M to fund 25 Responsive grants in 2022.

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