Funded projects

We have grouped the Connecting Projects by their main area of law. Please note that some projects cover more than one area of law.

 

Child welfare and family violence

Building the capacity of community leaders to respond to family violence in the context of early identification

Loving our Children Without Fear: Understanding Child Welfare Law and its Impact on the Hispanic Community

Consumer protection

Consumer Protection Education for Rural Ontario

Criminal justice

Bathurst Finch Safety Project

Domestic Violence Legal Training Project

Increasing our Knowledge: Building on our Strengths

On the Front Line: Legal Information Training for Frontline Workers Supporting Clients when Interacting with Police or the Legal System

Preventative Education on Sexting and Cyberbullying

Supporting the human rights of migrant sex workers in Toronto: Accessing justice through legal information and services

Employment

Navigating Human Rights and the Law for Transgender People in Simcoe Muskoka

Newcomers and the law: Does it work for everyone?

Reaching Out: Training on Employment Standards and Human Rights

Family

Supporting our Families: Trans Parents and Family Law Information

Supporting the human rights of migrant sex workers in Toronto: Accessing justice through legal information and services

Health (HIV/ AIDS)

Supporting our Community: Our Health Our Laws

Housing

Connecting Communities Tenants’ School

Connecting Communities Tenants’ School, Phase 2: Focus on Rural and Remote Communities

The [Dis]placement Project: Tools for Tenant Rights

Empowerment through Knowledge: Making the Law Accessible to Marginalized Non-English Speaking Communities

Navigating Human Rights and the Law for Transgender People in Simcoe Muskoka

NewHome: Realizing Housing Rights in Non-Official Language Communities

Sleep a Night under My Roof

Human rights

Legal Information for People with Speech and Language Disabilities

Legal information training for front line community workers in Peel & surrounding areas

Listening and Learning: A Community Legal Information Training Project

Provincial Aboriginal Human Rights Training Initiative

Supporting the human rights of migrant sex workers in Toronto: Accessing justice through legal information and services

Human trafficking

Human Trafficking: Increasing our Community’s Capacity to Respond Through Legal Education

Immigration

Building Capacity of Migrant Workers and Service providers to Access Justice

Empowerment through Knowledge: Making the Law Accessible to Marginalized Non-English Speaking Communities

Enhancing Community Capacity to Address Legal Needs of Low Income Chinese-Speaking Clients

Family Sponsorship and Refugee Law – Community Awareness Project 2013

Learning Through Law: A Legal Information Training Project for ESL Teachers Across Ontario

Newcomers and the law: Does it work for everyone?

Supporting the human rights of migrant sex workers in Toronto: Accessing justice through legal information and services

Mental health

Navigating Human Rights and the Law for Transgender People in Simcoe Muskoka

Through A Mental Health Lens: Training in the Intersection of Mental Health and Legal Issues

The Spirit of the Law: Educating the Faith Sector on Mental Health and the Law

  • Project partners: Interfaith Initiatives for Civic Engagement, Halton Community Legal Clinic (legal partner), Islamic Chaplaincy
  • Training faith leaders in employment, housing and social assistance with a focus on how disability law inter-relates with these areas
  • Training delivered through in-person workshops
  • For a detailed description, click here.

Social assistance

Improving Access to Public Legal Information for Immigrant Communities in Ontario Using Innovative Practices and Communications Technologies

Legal Education for Staff of Agencies Supporting Individuals with Disabilities in Rural Ontario

Legal information training for front line community workers in Peel & surrounding areas

Navigating Human Rights and the Law for Transgender People in Simcoe Muskoka

Youth

You’re Right! It’s the Law!

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