Author: BLSA Osgoode

BLSA’s Recommendations on Addressing Anti-Black Racism at Osgoode Hall Law School

The Black Law Students' Association has compiled a list of recommendations in addressing Anti-black racism at Osgoode Hall Law School. In response, Osgoode has acknowledged the Report and outlined ways they can lend support. Please read BLSA's Report and Osgoode Hall's Response Below: BLSA's Report: BLSA Recommendations 2018 Osgoode Hall's Response: Osgoode Response (Dean Sossin) 2018
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Photos: 2018 Know Your Worth Conference

To culminate Black History Month, we held our Know Your Worth: Black Youth Empowerment Conference. This year’s marquee event was a full-day youth empowerment conference for high school students from across the city. We partnered with the Toronto District School Board and invited 250 students from local secondary schools to Osgoode where they were able to participate in workshops focused on inspiring and empowering Black high school students. The primary purpose of the conference was to give participants a deeper understanding of the richness of African Canadian history and culture and inspire ...
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2018 Lincoln Alexander Award! Nominate Someone TODAY

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 Guel...
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