BLSA & JLSA Present: Intersectional Leadership with Annamie Paul

Intersectional Leadership with Annamie Paul  January 29th at 1:30pm via Zoom The Jewish Law Student Association and the Black Law Student Association of Osgoode Hall Law school and Ottawa's Faculty of Law welcome you to listen to Annamie Paul, Canada's first Black and Jewish woman to Lead a federal party in Canada. Register for this event today! You will hear about her life journey and her views on the intersection of law, justice, identity and the environment. A moderated Q&A session will follow the event. Participants are welcome to submit questions for Annamie Paul in adv...
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Deadline Extended for BHM Resistance Gallery

The deadline to submit your work for the Black History Month Resistance Gallery has been extended to January 29th at 11:59pm. This year, BLSA Osgoode will create a virtual gallery to display the work of Black artists. Staying true to the theme of this upcoming Black History Month, we want to know what Black Resistance means to you through art, whether it is through a painting, video, photo, poem, or any other type of artistic expression. You are allowed to submit multiple pieces of art. Please use one form for each piece. For any submissions that are not digital (e.g., a painting), plea...
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2021 BLSA Book of Connections

Earlier this school year, BLSA decided to compile the profiles of students and alumni to create a Book of Connections. This book features advice to assist our students as they navigate law school and their careers. This week we will begin sharing some of the advice provided in this book. Make sure to check our stories on Instagram for some of the wonderful insights shared by our community members. For confidentiality purposes, the identities of our contributors will remain anonymous. If you would like a complete copy of the Book of Connections, please email us at blsa@osgoode.yorku.ca. ...
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Black History Month Social Media Campaign

For our Black History Month celebration this year, the theme is “Black Resistance”. We will recognize over the years, how Black individuals and communities have come together to resist oppression and injustice, in addition to celebrating Black cultures. We want to not only highlight historically how this has happened, but we also want to give everyone an opportunity to define what Black Resistance means to them. Please contribute your voices to our celebration this month by filling in this Google Form by January 25, 2021 at 5:00pm. We will post your responses on our so...
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Nominations for the Lincoln Alexander Award

LINCOLN ALEXANDER AWARD NOMINATION The Honourable Lincoln Alexander ‘54 Award Lincoln Alexander graduated from Osgoode Hall Law School in 1953. He practiced law until 1968, when he entered the political sphere as the first Black Member of Parliament. He successfully served four consecutive terms. In 1985, Alexander was appointed as Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, and was again the first black person to hold this office. In his later years, Alexander was appointed to several other high profile positions, including: Companion of the Order of Canada, Chancellor of the University of Gue...
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