“Know Your Worth” Conference

Please join us for our Youth Empowerment Conference in collaboration with Toronto District School Board. 150 GTA secondary school students will be invited to spend the day at Osgoode participate in a campus tour and various workshops at differing faculties meant to empower and inspire youth. Tuesday February 28th    -   York University Campus   -   9am to 3pm 
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Understanding the Black Lives Matter Movement Panel

With the recent events that have occurred in and around the city of Toronto involving the members of the Black Lives Matter movement, we invite the student body to learn more about their objectives, mandates and reasoning behind their protests. As the movement’s “penchant for disruptive protest and impassioned public speeches about persistent racial inequality” have been disconcerting to many Canadians, we believe it necessary to debunk many of the myths surrounding the group and allow those interested to hear about the motivations driving BLM first-hand. This should be a very eye op...
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Open Mic Night & Talent Show

In collaboration with Osgoode Feminist Collective, The Black Law Students Association would like to invite all Osgoode students to the Junior Common Room for a talent showcase and open mic night. Students will be able to showcase their unique talents, whether that be juggling, singing, poetry or dancing etc. We will invite all Osgoode students to share their unique talents with the rest of the student body! There will be food and drinks so come on out! Wednesday, February 8th     -    JCR    -     4:30pm 
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Black History Month Kick-Off Ceremony

KNOW YOUR WORTH! This year’s theme continues to strengthen our inter-generational links and aims to spark discussion about the ways in which black legal professionals can continue to advance the victories and accomplishments of those who came before us. Join us in Gowlings Hall to kick-off our Black History Month Festivities! We will have special performances, food and an opening speech from our very own Dean! This year we will be unveiling our Africville themed photos and full-sized displays. Following the performances, we will serve food to those in attendance and allow all students...
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The Honourable Lincoln Alexander ’53 Award

  Do you know a trailblazer who should be recognized for their passion, perseverance and contributions to the community? If so, we invite you to nominate them for the 2017 Honourable Lincoln Alexander ‘53 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. The Honourable Lincoln A...
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