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The Engaged Parent: Navigating the School System for Black Student Success

Colour of Poverty website

Colour of Poverty – Colour of Change (COP-COC) is a network across Ontario working to build concrete strategies, tools, initiatives and community-based capacity through which individuals, groups and organisations ( especially those reflective of the affected racialized communities – both Indigenous Peoples and peoples of colour ) can begin to develop coherent shared action plans, including creating effective coordinated strategies for collaborating with mainstream policy analysts and institutions, anti-poverty and social justice advocacy groups, governments, funders and the media so as to best work together to address and redress this disturbing and growing structural or systemic ethno-racial inequality.

Legal Aid Ontario

Legal Aid Ontario provides legal services for financially eligible, low-income Ontarians in the following areas: domestic violence, family law, immigration and refugee law, criminal law, and poverty law. Services are also available in French.

Community Legal Clinics

Legal Aid Ontario is the primary funder of 74 community legal clinics, which can help with legal matters affecting low income individuals such as social assistance or housing. Available services vary according to each clinic's resources.

Human Rights in Ontario

The Human Rights system in Ontario is made up of three separate agencies.

Law School Legal Clinics across Ontario

Free Pardons Clinic - Marijuana

"With the legalization of weed, the Government promised that people convicted of simple possession (up to 30 grams) can soon apply for a record suspension (pardon). They also promised that there will be no fee for the application. Our lawyers will assist you for free..."