We speak to community
groups, clubs, churches, social service organizations, and others who are interested
in learning more about our work and poverty law. We do radio, cable TV
webinars. From time to time, we issue press releases about our work.
Local newspapers carry stories about our work.
Providing Speakers to Classes
We are often asked to provide information on poverty law
topics and justice for teachers and students. We especially welcome
opportunities to speak to adult students, particularly those attending
literacy programs or studying to become human service professionals or
We have provided workshops in several areas
attended by librarians from all three counties we serve. The
workshops were designed to increase librarians' comfort level with
legal questions, making appropriate legal referrals and finding
credible sources on the internet. These workshops also allowed
us to find out more about the types of legal problems that patrons
seek information about and how we can better assist libraries in
providing information. With CLEO's help we provided pamphlet
racks filled with legal information booklets. We also provided
libraries with our comprehensive "Where
Else To Go" chart which includes a long list of organizations
that provide advocacy help when our clinic cannot.
We are continuing our collaboration with
librarians through meetings and workshops and working together to
develop more resources and
tip sheets. Updates on the project are included in our
newsletters and our
This site provides general information
only, specific to Ontario, Canada. It is NOT legal advice.
Please call us or a lawyer in your area for advice on your particular
situation. Visit the
Legal Aid Ontario site to find a clinic in your area.