Opportunity Day 2019

On October 19th, the Black Law Students' Association (BLSA) and the Muslim Law Students' Association (MLSA) hosted the annual Opportunity Day. It was an opportunity for prospective students to come and see what a day as a law student at Osgoode is like. Students had the chance to hear tips and advice from recent admits, listen to a law school lecture, have their admissions questions answered by a member of Osgoodes’ Admissions Committee, tour the Osgoode campus, and get their personal statements reviewed. The event was a huge success and would not have been possible without the sponsorship of ...
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BLSA Mental Wellness Retreat

  On October 4-6, 2019, a contingent of Black law students at Osgoode Hall Law School participated in Osgoode BLSA’s first ever mental wellness retreat, sponsored by Torys LLP. The purpose of this retreat was to build skills in solidarity, support, and self-care. The participants had a fantastic time as they discussed mental health and wellness, practiced meditation and connected with their bodies, as well as discussed how to navigate law school in healthy and productive ways. This retreat was also an opportunity for members to get more involved in the community and to begin building a...
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Opportunity Day 2019

Opportunity Day 2019
Interested in law? Come see what a day as a law student is like, learn about the admissions process and hear tips from recent admits, and (for those applying this year) get your personal statement reviewed and edited!! Please share the flyer with your networks and if you’re interested, register using the following link: [https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/opportunity-day-2019-osgoode-hall-law-school-registration-73264057769?fbclid=IwAR1dzZ4u7YCi2PoG-jt67JTiVtQZwabb_o4EKVlQDTDrGJhuOyzThX5Quec]  
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Know Your Worth Conference 2019

On February 28, 2019, BLSA hosted its annual Know Your Worth Conference, which brought together 150+ students from 10 schools! Thanks to everyone for making this event a successful celebration of black beauty, power and excellence. Thank you to all the schools, teachers, facilitators, support staff, student leaders and MCs, performers, speakers, BLSA executive members and sponsors for making the Know Your Worth Conference 2019 (KYW) a resounding success. Special thanks to the Honourable Justice Espinet, Interim Dean Mary Condon, TDSB Vice Chair and Trustee Chris Moise, and Superintendent of...
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BLSA LSAT Bursary 2019

On February 26 during the Lincoln Alexander Award Ceremony, BLSA also had the pleasure of presenting two law school hopefuls with LSAT prep courses with HarvardReady. As BLSA has done in the past, we held fundraising activities each semester in order to fund the LSAT Bursary, which is aimed at increasing the representation of Black individuals in the legal profession by strengthening the candidacy of law school applicants from our communities. We are proud to help Amanda Owusu and Kennedy Aliu along in their paths to becoming lawyers.
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