Dear FACL Members,
During these uncertain and difficult times, now more than ever, we need to show solidarity among our colleagues. The Black Lives Matter movement has shown us how important it is for our communities to come together and support one another.
FACL Ontario unequivocally denounces anti-Black racism, and supports our friends and colleagues from the Canadian Association of Black Lawyers and the Black community. We encourage our members to do the same. Even a simple gesture such as reaching out and checking in with your colleagues can show your support.
You can also show your support through financial contributions to organizations like the Black Legal Action Centre , a Toronto clinic that provides legal aid to low and no income Black Ontarians. Their work is invaluable and crucial, especially now.
Our own work at FACL Ontario would not be possible without the help of our allies and fellow equity-seeking groups. We hope you consider showing your support in any way possible. In solidarity,
The FACL Ontario Board of Directors