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Libraries and justice

Build on this and take it deeper: reflections on a libraries and justice partnership event

Sabreena Delhon joins us with a guest blog post on an event that explored ways that library and justice organizations can work together to improve access to justice in rural and remote communities.

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Establish, enhance, engage: reflections on a libraries and justice partnerships event

Accessing the justice system is challenging in numerous ways, particularly in rural and remote communities where the digital divide and sheer geographic distance are major barriers. In contrast, libraries in rural and remote locations are effective access points not only for information but also for programs that reflect community specific needs. This was the starting […]

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Lessons learned at local libraries

If library staff do not understand the difference between legal information and legal advice, they will be very reluctant to provide legal information and referrals to patrons.

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Librarians, lawyers and justice

Community Advocacy & Legal Centre – in partnership with CLEO, the Rural & Remote Boldness Access to Justice project and The Action Group on Access to Justice – is hoping to inspire new links between clinics and the library sector to improve access to justice in Ontario’s rural and remote communities.

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