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Special CALC Access to Justice Projects. Community Advocacy & Legal Centre 158 George Street, Belleville, Ontario. Access to Justice “Outcomes”. Old view of access to justice vs. Emerging view of access to justice.

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Special calc access to justice projects

Special CALC Access to Justice Projects

Community Advocacy & Legal Centre 158 George Street, Belleville, Ontario


Access to Justice “Outcomes”

Old view of access to justice vs. Emerging view of access to justice

  • Clients obtain access to the justice system, civil liberties, equal protection and intended benefit of the law

  • Clients have increased security in achieving and protecting their basic needs, such as food, shelter, income, education, employment, health care, personal safety and family relationships

  • Holistic and transformative

  • Includes social justice

  • Social inclusion outcomes

Special CALC Access to Justice Projects


Access to justice calc view
Access to Justice (CALC View)

Providing information about the law, legal rights, legal processes and the legal system;

Increasing the amount of advice and “brief” services to help people understand and navigate the system

Supporting methods to reform unjust laws and to encourage the adoption of new laws to promote justice; undertaking systemic advocacy to improve the legal practices of institutions

Providing access to enforcement mechanisms, and appropriate legal representation at all stages of legal proceedings.

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A multi pronged mandate grounded in legal services to poor and low income individuals
A multi-pronged mandate grounded in legal services to poor and low income individuals

Special CALC Access to Justice Projects


Increasing legal literacy special project

Increasing Legal Literacy Special Project and low income individuals

Enhancing Legal Information and Referrals by the Public Libraries


Public libraries project
Public Libraries Project and low income individuals

Special CALC Access to Justice Projects


Public libraries outreach project collaboration with hcla
Public Libraries Outreach Project - Collaboration with HCLA and low income individuals

Special CALC Access to Justice Projects


Increasing legal literacy

Increasing Legal Literacy and low income individuals

Supporting the critical role of “trusted intermediaries”


Semi-annual and low income individuals

Newsletter

Print and electronic

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Clinic website
Clinic Website and low income individuals

Tip Sheets and FAQ pages

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Using social media
Using Social Media and low income individuals

Special CALC Access to Justice Projects


Possible spectrum of legal literacy and capability training for trusted intermediaries
Possible “Spectrum” of Legal Literacy and Capability Training for “Trusted Intermediaries”

Legal AwarenessLegal Advocacy

Using the internet and printed materials effectively to find legal information

Working effectively with your client’s lawyer or advocate

Making good legal referrals

Developing basic legal research skills

Developing knowledge-sharing networks

Understanding the law: Legal issue workshops

Identifying systemic issues for advocacy

Understanding

legal information vs. legal advice

Advocating effectively for your client

Spotting or red-flagging legal issues

Understanding available

legal services (Legal Aid, pro bono, sliding scale)

Community navigation –advocacy & other help available

Developing a “reflective practice”

Using social networking technology to find and update legal information

Understanding the legal system

Understanding how to use the law (process & enforcement)

Working with clients to encourage self-advocacy & self-help

Developing sophisticated legal research skills

May 2013

Special CALC Access to Justice Projects


Legal Aid Comparison Chart – Who Does What? Training for “Trusted Intermediaries”

www.communitylegalcentre.ca/referrals/docs/LEGAL_AID_COMPARISON_CHART_HPE.pdf

Special CALC Access to Justice Projects


Where Else To Go For Help Chart Training for “Trusted Intermediaries”

www.communitylegalcentre.ca/referrals/docs/Where_Else_to_Go_For_Help.pdf

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Family Law Resources Guide Training for “Trusted Intermediaries”

Special CALC Access to Justice Projects


Legal health checklist collaboration project
“Legal Health” Checklist (Collaboration Project) Training for “Trusted Intermediaries”

Special CALC Access to Justice Projects


Family Law Information Sharing Workshop Training for “Trusted Intermediaries”

Special CALC Access to Justice Projects


Outreach to local clergy
Outreach to Local Clergy Training for “Trusted Intermediaries”

Special CALC Access to Justice Projects


Coordination of legal aid services five county network

Coordination of Legal Aid Services: Five County Network Training for “Trusted Intermediaries”

Navigating Paths to Justice


Legal Aid Services Together @LAST Project Training for “Trusted Intermediaries”

Legal Aid Funded Services Collaborating

to Increase Access to Justice across five counties

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Anticipating significant deliverables from the legal aid services together @last project
Anticipating significant deliverables from the Legal Aid Services Together @LAST project

Special CALC Access to Justice Projects


Paths to justice report
Paths to Justice Report Services Together @LAST project

Special CALC Access to Justice Projects


Government, Courts & Politicians Services Together @LAST project

Government, Courts & Politicians

Government, Courts & Politicians

Government, Courts & Politicians

Government, Courts & Politicians

Government, Courts & Politicians

Government, Courts & Politicians

University Student Legal Clinics

University Student Legal Clinics

University Student Legal Clinics

University Student Legal Clinics

University Student Legal Clinics

University Student Legal Clinics

University Student Legal Clinics

University Student Legal Clinics

University Student Legal Clinics

Pro Bono Lawyers

Pro Bono Lawyers

Pro Bono Lawyers

Pro Bono Lawyers

Law & Bar

Associations

Law & Bar

Associations

Law & Bar

Associations

Law & Bar

Associations

Law & Bar

Associations

Law & Bar

Associations

Law & Bar

Associations

Law & Bar

Associations

Law & Bar

Associations

Community Legal Clinics

Community Legal Clinics

Community Legal Clinics

Community Legal Clinics

Community Legal Clinics

Community Legal Clinics

Community Legal Clinics

Community Legal Clinics

NGOs & Law Foundation

NGOs & Law Foundation

NGOs & Law Foundation

NGOs & Law Foundation

NGOs & Law Foundation

NGOs & Law Foundation

Legal Aid

Legal Aid

Legal Aid

Legal Aid

Legal Aid

Working with Access to Justice partners

Creating strategic alignment and possibilities for increased collaboration

Increasing Access to Justice

Increasing Access to Justice

Special CALC Access to Justice Projects


Five county network fcn
Five County Network (FCN) Services Together @LAST project

  • Community Advocacy & Legal Centre (CALC)

  • Kingston Community Legal Clinic (KCLC)

  • Legal Aid Ontario (LAO)

  • Northumberland Community Legal Centre (NCLC)

  • Queen’s Student Legal Aid Society (Queen’s)

  • Rural Legal Services (RLS)

Special CALC Access to Justice Projects


Special CALC Access to Justice Projects Services Together @LAST project


LEARN LAW Newspaper Columns – Launched in February 2012 Services Together @LAST project

  • Jointly produced monthly newspaper columns being published in rural newspapers throughout five counties in Eastern Ontario

  • Project of Five County LAO-funded Service Providers Network

Special CALC Access to Justice Projects



Creating hosting new hcla website
Creating/hosting new HCLA website Justice

Special CALC Access to Justice Projects


Wills powers of attorney project
Wills & Powers of Attorney Project Justice

Special CALC Access to Justice Projects


Learn law lunches
Learn Law Lunches Justice

Special CALC Access to Justice Projects


Family law checklist what to bring
Family Law Checklist: What to Bring Justice

Special CALC Access to Justice Projects


Tips for family law lawyers assisting clients on social assistance
Tips for Family Law Lawyers Assisting Clients on Social Assistance

Special CALC Access to Justice Projects



Migrant Workers Outreach Assistance

February 2012

Special CALC Access to Justice Projects


Deaf Community 2012 Assistance

www.communitylegalcentre.ca

Special CALC Access to Justice Projects


Ontario justice education network
Ontario Justice Education Network Assistance

Special CALC Access to Justice Projects


Working with and learning from legal empowerment projects and legal aid projects internationally

Working with, and learning from, legal empowerment projects and legal aid projects internationally


Chinese delegation visit 2007
Chinese Delegation Visit 2007 and legal aid projects internationally

Special CALC Access to Justice Projects


Visit to legal aid service counters holland 2008
Visit to Legal Aid Service Counters, Holland 2008 and legal aid projects internationally

Special CALC Access to Justice Projects


Ilag conference nz 2009
ILAG Conference, NZ 2009 and legal aid projects internationally

Special CALC Access to Justice Projects


International renaissance foundation ukraine 2009
International Renaissance Foundation, Ukraine 2009 and legal aid projects internationally

Special CALC Access to Justice Projects


Calc sponsors ukrainian study tour 2010
CALC Sponsors Ukrainian Study Tour - 2010 and legal aid projects internationally

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Reflective practice to increase a2j gaje conference spain 2011
Reflective Practice to Increase A2J and legal aid projects internationallyGAJE Conference - Spain 2011

Special CALC Access to Justice Projects


Innovating justice holland april 2012
Innovating Justice, Holland, and legal aid projects internationallyApril 2012

Special CALC Access to Justice Projects


Open society justice initiative regional legal empowerment conference istanbul may 2013
Open Society Justice Initiative Regional Legal Empowerment Conference, Istanbul – May 2013

Special CALC Access to Justice Projects


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