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Legal Aid Ontario to hold consultations on challenges faced by racialized groups

Tuesday, August 08, 2017 @ 12:04 PM | By Amanda Jerome

Ontario’s capital is known as the most diverse city in the world, with over half of Toronto’s population being made up of racialized communities. Although this is a celebrated part of the province’s image, a large number of these groups live in poverty and struggle with access to legal services.  

Kimberly Roach, lead of the Racialized Community StrategyLegal Aid Ontario (LAO) is trying to address these issues by releasing a consultation paper and calling on lawyers, clients, community legal clinics and community agencies to join...