Author: BLSA Osgoode

Black History Month Kickoff

On February 4, 2019, BLSA kicked off Black History Month with an intimate celebration of Black talent and community at Osgoode. A warm thanks goes out to all the students, staff and community members that came out and made sure that the Black experience at Osgoode was seen and heard. Special thanks to drummer Alonzo Moore, poet Patrick Walters and steel pan drummer Devindra (Devin) Ramoutar for lending their amazing talents to the Osgoode community. BLSA looks forward to highlighting Black culture this month with our Open Mic event happening this Thursday, February 7 at 4:30pm, Lincoln A...
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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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