FREE virtual program: Black Voices (In)Justice: Supporting Black Youth Representation in the Legal Profession

March 2, 2023, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. ET

Mary Ann Shadd Cary
Mary Ann Shadd Cary (Illustration: Hans Poppe)

Join the Ontario Heritage Trust and law firm Aird & Berlis for a complimentary program to learn about the legacy of Mary Ann Shadd Cary and her accomplishments in law. Hear from a roster of Black legal professionals at various stages of their careers, as they share stories about their challenges, successes and opportunities for entering the sector. Our event will conclude with an enchanting portrayal of Mary Ann Shadd Cary by actor and playwright Leslie McCurdy with an excerpt from her one-woman play, Things My Fore-Sisters Saw. The program is ideal for high school and post-secondary students, educators, lawyers and other legal sector representatives. Register here.