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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Lincoln Alexander Award Ceremony 2019

On February 26, BLSA Osgoode held the Lincoln Alexander Award Ceremony to commemorate the work of Lincoln Alexander by honouring a black-identifying professional who is doing amazing work within the Black/African community. BLSA was honoured to present the award to Chris Moise, a true advocate for change and progress. Chris Moise, TDSB Vice Chair and Trustee, has brought meaningful change to the lives of many far beyond the borders of his ward. From advocating passionately for purposeful change as an addictions and mental health counselor at St. Mike’s Hospital for over 15 years, advocating...
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BLSA Canada Conference 2019

From February 14 to 17, BLSA Osgoode attended the annual BLSA Canada Conference in Ottawa. The event was an amazing opportunity for Black-identifying law students, practitioners and professionals to connect and learn. The conference had a line up of informative panels, discussions and networking opportunities for law school students to participate in. BLSA would like to thank the execs at CABL and all the people that made this conference happen. Also, BLSA Osgoode would like to take a moment to thank the Black student body for coming out and showing out! What an amazing and beautiful...
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