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MONTRÉAL, July 2, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - Justice Pro Bono and Ali et les Prince.sse.s de la rue will be hosting a legal clinic to empower with information victims of racism, exclusion and social injustice and offer them legal advice in a variety of other areas. The clinic will be held in at Ali et les Prince.ss.s de la rue, in the Saint-Michel neighbourhood, on Saturday, July 4.

The project was initiated by David Heurtel, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Ali et les Prince.sse.s de la rue and board member of Justice Pro Bono.

What:

Free legal clinic by appointment



When:

Saturday, July 4, 2020, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.



Where:

Ali et les Prince.sse.s de la rue/Académie de boxe Ness Martial


3700 Crémazie Blvd East Montréal, QC  H2A 1B2


www.princesdelarue.org

Ali Nestor, founder, Ali et les Prince.sse.s de la rue (www.princesdelarue.org):
"Our fight against social inequality is based on solid values, such as education and physical activity, but we cannot win this battle unless the rights of each and every person are respected. Racism has no legal basis or grounds in any of its forms."

Nancy Leggett-Bachand, Executive Director, Justice Pro Bono (www.justiceprobono.ca):
"Justice Pro Bono mobilizes the legal community to provide time and expertise to individuals and non-profit organizations in Québec that lack the necessary resources to access legal services.  We're now a few days from the event and already we have reached close to full capacity. This just goes to prove that our team has identified a significant need in the community."

Citizens will be able to meet a volunteer lawyer for 50-minute individual consultations by appointment and ask questions in one of the following areas:

  • Racial profiling
  • Discrimination
  • Labour and employment law
  • Family law
  • Immigration
  • Criminal law
  • Housing law



They can book an appointment by calling Justice Pro Bono at 514-904-1076, ext. 604.

The clinic will be hosted with the participation of organizations in Saint-Michel, including the Forum Jeunesse St-Michel, the Clinique juridique Saint-Michel and the Centre Lasallien.

All necessary measures will be implemented to comply with government directives on COVID-19.

SOURCE Justice Pro Bono

Cision View original content: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2020/04/c6534.html

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