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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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Summer law student reflections: shaping public interest insights

By Nathalie Noel | August 17, 2022

I spent the summer supporting the Foundation’s grants team. I conducted research, developed onboarding tools for current and new staff, attended meetings, and learned about the sector more widely.

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LAWS student reflections: the start of another journey

By Nathalie Noel | August 17, 2022

I rotated among the different teams here, which I found unbelievably helpful as I’m still very unsure about my future. This was a great opportunity to see multiple different pathways in one placement.

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Celebrating Judy Mark upon her retirement

By Nathalie Noel | August 17, 2022

After 13 years, Judy Mark, our long-serving Director, Strategic Finance and Administration, has retired from the Foundation. We gathered to thank her for her service and wish her a fond farewell.

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Lara Sanders joins The Law Foundation of Ontario as Director, Strategic Finance

By Nathalie Noel | June 15, 2022

The Law Foundation of Ontario is pleased to announce the hiring of Lara Sanders, CPA, CMA, as our new Director, Strategic Finance.

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The Law Foundation of Ontario Public Interest Articling Fellowship

2021-2022 PIAF articling highlights

By Nathalie Noel | June 13, 2022

We asked our 2021-2022 Public Interest Articling Fellowship participants to share some highlights of their articling experience. Here is some of what they shared.

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Job posting: Director, Human Resources and Operations

By Nathalie Noel | May 17, 2022

We are looking to complement own senior leadership team with a new Director, Human Resources and Operations.

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