Author: BLSA Osgoode

BLSA Osgoode Statement addresses incident at Women of Colour in Law Panel

Please read BLSA Osgoode's statement which addresses the incident that took place at the Women of Colour in Law Panel on Wednesday March 16, 2022. BLSA condemns any and all forms of racial discrimination towards Black students, lawyers and the broader community. For further details, questions or concerns, please email blsa@osgoode.yorku.ca.
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Environmental Racism Panel on March 21

Presented in collaboration between @osgoode_oisa & @osgoode_els join us on Monday March 21st at 1pm for a discussion on Environmental Racism.  Our panel of three lawyers will provide their insight and lessons on addressing environmental racism in Canada. Our panelists include: Ecojustice (representative TBA) - currently representing two members of Aamjiwnaang First Nation in a case against Imperial Oil for its excessive releases of sulphur dioxide in Chemical Valley. Kevin Hille – Kevin is an Associate at Olthuis Kleer Townshend LLP. He is an experienced litigator committed to ad...
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Women of Colour in Law Panel on March 16

Join SALSA, ALSA, BLSA, OISA and OWN on March 16th from 12:30 to 2pm for a riveting discussion about Intersectional Feminism in law. We have a panel line-up that consists of 5 accomplished panelists who will be speaking about their experiences as racialized female lawyers and how they have navigated conversations about diversity and cultural identity.  Our panelists include: Richa Sandill (Staff Lawyer at Don Valley Community Legal Services) Njeri Damali Sojourner-Campbell (Associate at Hicks Morley) Caroline Jacobson (Legal Counsel at the MAG - Indigenous Justice Division) The...
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Financial Literacy 101 on March 18!

BLSA Osgoode invites you to join us for our 2022 Financial Literacy 101 event, sponsored by Bennett Jones LLP! Each year, we hold this event with the goal of enhancing the financial literacy of our members. As a law student at Osgoode, it's likely you have or will accumulate a bit of debt; thus, it's important that you be smart with your money. That said, we want to ensure you have the knowledge required to effectively manage your money, and specifically, to save, address your debt, maximize any income you might receive during or after law school. This year's financial literacy event wi...
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Cloud IX by BLSA Osgoode: Black History Month Zine

To end our Black History Month celebrations this year, we at BLSA Osgoode have published our BHM ZINE that consists of submission from the Talented Black Creatives in our community. We chose the theme of Black Joy, and this Zine is a collection of poetry, essays, editorial shoots and mixed media work that showcases Black Joy. We hope you enjoy it. Graphic design by: Armita Dabirzadeh A special thank you to our wonderful BLSA BHM team, Graphic designer and volunteers:Joseph Oladimeji (Head curator), Benyat Abdulwahab (Contributor), Arielle Neil (Contributor) and Samantha Melhado (Curator...
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