UCalgary Black Law Student's Association
The UCalgary Black Law Students’ Association is an affiliate of BLSA Canada, a national student-run non-profit organization. We have small beginnings here in Calgary, but our hope is to use connection to foster opportunity and promote diversity in law.
Proceeds will be put towards the cause of battling the institutionalized and systemic racism in the legal profession, and will help to:
- Provide funding for anti-racism events within the University of Calgary and and throughout the City of Calgary
- Provide relevant anti-racism training to members, students, and the public
- Send student members to the Annual Black Law Students’ Association Canada National Conference
- Access targeted mental health and peer support to Black students;
- Create opportunities for financial relief, removing barriers for future Black applicants to Law School
Our hope is that ultimately this will give Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour (BIPoC) students an opportunity to visualize their own success within the legal profession. With funding from our allies and supporters we can lessen the burdens on marginalized students empowering them with the privilege of a comfortable legal education akin to that of their peers.
We stand against racial injustice and hope to break down the barriers for students who wish to impact laws and change the profession for the better. We understand due to the recent pandemic many may be facing hard times, so we implore you to please only give what you can - any amount helps in the fight against systemic racism. We must act now, for if not now then when ever? Stand with us as allies for a more diverse future!
An African Proverb says: “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.”
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