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Using a cultural ceremony to share legal information and help people with HIV and AIDS

August 2, 2017

Funded through The Law Foundation of Ontario’s Connecting Communities initiative, People 2 People Aid Organization, a small nonprofit founded by concerned individuals from the Toronto Ethiopian community, recently completed a legal training project using the traditional Ethiopian coffee ceremony to share legal information about HIV and AIDS.

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Reem Bahdi to receive Guthrie Award

August 1, 2017

The Law Foundation of Ontario is pleased to announce that the 2017 Guthrie Award will be presented to Reem Bahdi. The Guthrie Award is the Foundation’s signature award to recognize exceptional access to justice champions.

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SURVEY: How to support community workers?

June 7, 2017

Please complete this brief survey to help The Law Foundation of Ontario gain a deeper understanding of the role of frontline community workers in helping people with their legal problems.

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Job posting: Office Administrative Coordinator

May 5, 2017

The Law Foundation of Ontario makes grants to nonprofits to improve access to justice for people in Ontario. We believe in “Putting People at the Heart of Justice”. We are…

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New funding available for ‘breakthrough’ family law ideas that advance access to justice

April 19, 2017

The Law Foundation of Ontario opened a new call for applications today to fund innovative legal projects in the area of family law through its national Access to Justice Fund. The call for applications includes one round for small grants, those under $15,000, and one round for major grants, those up to $250,000. The deadlines for applications are June 30, 2017 and October 2, 2017 respectively.

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Two new projects support innovative, youth-led tech solutions to justice problems

February 21, 2017

The Winkler Institute at Osgoode Hall Law School and Ryerson University’s Legal Innovation Zone have each received a grant to examine the roles technology and innovation can play to improve access to justice for young people.

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Nominate an outstanding access to justice leader

February 8, 2017

The Law Foundation of Ontario is encouraging nominations for its signature Guthrie Award. Nominations of individuals who have a significant and proven track record of furthering access to justice are being accepted until April 17, 2017.

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Nonprofit leaders can further their careers and causes through Justice Fellowship

February 7, 2017

The call for applications for the Foundation’s Community Leadership in Justice Fellowship for the 2017/2018 or 2018/2019 academic terms is now open.

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Calls for applications now open for Responsive Grants

January 23, 2017

Calls for applications now open for Responsive Grants. Responsive Grants aim to encourage new ideas, innovations, approaches, and relationships that can help address emerging needs and connect more people to legal information and supports, especially people who are not currently being reached.

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A marriage to make Ontario’s PLEI services stronger

December 16, 2016

The creation of LawConnect delivers more efficient and holistic legal education and information to service providers and the public.

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