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Wednesday, October 13 • 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Welfare Law for Newer Advocates

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Please join us for a panel discussion with experienced welfare advocates.  We'll take an in-depth look at some sample fact patterns, share legal tips and practice points, and discuss strategies for how to work most effectively with the Ministry.  WIth a special guest appearance by Kate Fish from PovNet. 



Sonia Marino

Legal Advocate, First United Legal Advocacy Program
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Tish Lakes

ED/Legal Advocate, Okanagan Advocacy and Resource Society
Working in the Okanagan since 2006, doing legal advocacy much longer as well as agency administration.  Advocate Co-Chair of the Moving Forward Steering Committee with MSDPR as well as other committees; member Access to Justice Leadership Group; Board member The Bridge Youth and... Read More →
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Alison Ward

Lawyer - Community Advocate Support Line (CASL), Community Legal Assistance Society
Alison Ward (she/her) is a lawyer at the Community Legal Assistance Society ("CLAS") in Vancouver, where she has worked on the Community Advocate Support Line ("CASL") since 2010. Through CASL she works with community-based legal advocates around BC on on a wide range of poverty law... Read More →

Wednesday October 13, 2021 1:00pm - 3:00pm PDT
Zoom Meeting