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Thursday, May 9 • 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Beyond #MeToo : Empowering Survivors and Their Allies with the Law

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The #MeToo movement revealed how survivors struggle to obtain justice through the legal system. This session explores ways in which legal professionals can become trusted intermediaries between survivors and courts. It is aimed at community lawyers, frontline workers and allies hoping to play their part in the post-#MeToo era.


Sophie Gagnon

Executive Director, Juripop
Sophie Gagnon is Executive Director at Juripop, a legal clinic promoting access to justice in Quebec. Juripop was one of the first legal responders during the #MeToo movement and is now operating Quebec's first legal resource center dedicated to victims of sexual and psychological... Read More →

Diana Toffa

Project Manager, Éducaloi
Diana works at Éducaloi, a leader in the movement to improve access to justice in Quebec and helping citizens understand their legal rights and responsibilities. As a project coordinator, Diana develops and manages several types of projects for different population groups. She holds... Read More →

Thursday May 9, 2019 3:30pm - 5:00pm EDT
Marriott Ballroom Salon 7