2020-2021 Executive Team Announced

With the beautiful weather and sun shining outside, it’s a perfect time to introduce our 2020/21 BLSA Executive Team! 🎉 Thank you to the previous team for setting the tone with your handwork, dedication and commitment to BLSA. This year’s team looks forward to getting down to business! For those who are interested in joining our team in the fall as a 1L rep, please stay tuned for more information on our fall by-elections. As always, if you have any questions please feel free to reach out to anyone above and for general inquiries, send us a FB message or an email at blsa@osgoode.yorku....
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BLSA’s Open Letter to Osgoode

Over two years ago, BLSA Osgoode issued 10 recommendations to Osgoode Hall Law School to combat anti-Black racism within the institution. To this day, only one has been completely fulfilled. We must be clear: Anti-Black racism does not get to live in our law school. We will not allow it. We are calling on the Osgoode administration to take serious and tangible steps to making our law school an environment where anti-Black racism is called by its name, targeted at its roots, and eradicated entirely. This is Osgoode’s time to show up and be accountable not only to the Black students it ...
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Upcoming Event: Coffee Breaks with Blakes

Calling all BLSA students who are interested in networking! Blakes is organizing virtual coffee chats specifically for BLSA Osgoode students. Please see the attached poster for information on how to register. There will be two sessions. The first is taking place on June 25th at 3:30pm. The second session is taking place on July 2nd at 3:00pm. If you are interested in participating on July 2nd, please RSVP in the same manner mentioned in the poster. Don’t miss out on this excellent opportunity!
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Two Osgoode students featured in BLSA Canada chapter series

Two BLSA members from @osgoodeblsa discuss how BLSA has helped situate them both in the law school environment and the professional sector by providing mentorship opportunities and expanding their social networks. These students hope to provide other Black law students with similar experiences by giving back in the future. How has BLSA helped you and how do you hope it will help you move forward? Link to the full video can be found here. It can also be found on BLSA Canada's instagram page.
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Call for Election Platforms!

Platform submissions for the remaining BLSA executive positions open today! As a reminder, the following positions are open for nomination: 1. Mentorship Coordinator2. Social Events Coordinator3. Special Projects Assistant (Note: Voting for 1L rep will still occur in the Fall!) Interested candidates can submit their platforms to blsaosgoodeelections@gmail.com until Thursday, June 18 at 11:59pm.  Platforms should not exceed 250 words. Voting will open on Friday, June 19 and close on Thursday, June 25 at 11:59 pm. Results will be announced on Friday, June 26. To review the duties and r...
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