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Event Review – Connect, Create, Communicate: Public Legal Education and the Access to Justice Movement

November 8, 2016 | By |

On October 20-21, 2016 over 190 access to justice advocates from across Canada participated in a two-day conference to advance knowledge, skills and awareness about promising practices in public legal education and current issues in the push for access to justice in Ontario. This event was organized by TAG and LawConnect Ontario.

With 24 sessions and 92 speakers the discussion over the two days explored a wide range of topics from the thin line between legal information, new roles for lawyers and paralegals to storytelling as a tool for engagement and policy making. We were thrilled to have #PLEA2J trend on the first day of the conference!

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Portions of the program were recorded and will be featured in our forthcoming podcast. To be notified about our podcast launch join our mailing list.

This program has been accredited for 10 hours of Professionalism Content and 1 hour of Substantive Content.

If you attended the conference please complete our feedback survey to help us plan for next year.

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Keynote Speaker

blackstockCindy Blackstock, PhD
Executive Director, First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada
Professor, McGill University School of Social Work

Keynote presentation: Enveloping the Law in a Social Movement for First Nations Children’s Equity

Plenary Session Videos

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