We are a non-profit community legal clinic that provides free legal services for low or no income Black residents of Ontario.
We, the Black Legal Action Centre (BLAC) want to honour National Indigenous History Month and the many contributions that First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples in Canada have made and continue to make in the fight against colonialism and racism. We stand unequivocally in solidarity with Indigenous struggles for self-determination and self-government.Read More
BLAC has released a statement and demands on policing and anti-Black racism. “The work of unravelling systemic anti-Black racism and white supremacy is a war that must be waged on multiple fronts. It necessitates an immediate change to the status quo across policing, criminal justice, education, housing and health. We must stop criminalizing poverty,Read More
Online Form Launched to Help Defend Rights of People Experiencing Homelessness in Toronto During COVID-19 Pandemic
An online form has been launched at COVIDShelterRights.ca that allows anyone to anonymously report situations where the City of Toronto is not living up to its commitments to protect people experiencing homelessness from COVID-19 in its shelter system. On May 15, 2020, the City committed to use its best efforts to: ensure two meters of distance between all shelter beds;Read More
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