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311 Jarvis Open Bar Series presents,

Raising and Addressing Anti-Black Racism in Child Protection Matters

When: Tuesday, October 6th, 2020 from 4:45 PM to 6:30 PM

Where: Online through ZOOM

Cost of Admission: FREE

This program features Chair, Justice William Sullivan, and speakers, Justice Donald McLeod, Ms Kike Ojo-Thompson (Principal Consultant, Kojo Institute), and Ms Angela Carter (Executive Director, Roots Community Services Inc.)

This panel of experts will address anti-Black racism and the overrepresentation of African Canadian children in the child welfare system. The panel will discuss the use of historical and current systemic racism and barriers in decision-making and advocacy; legal and social science tools for advocacy; tools for addressing issues with clients; expert and community resources.

This program has been approved as an Accredited Provider of Professionalism and Equity, Diversity and Inclusion credits by the Law Society of Ontario. It contains 1.5 EDI Professionalism hours. This program has also been approved for a Risk Management Credit by LawPRO. Do not miss this learning opportunity!

This is a continuing education program NOT open to the public.  Please register in advance through the Family Lawyers Association at: familylawassociation@gmail.com. You will be sent a link and password to join the program.

Click here to view the flyer!