We’re happy to have human rights lawyer Laura Track with us again to explain the human rights code and tribunal processes. See her speak at AdvoCon2022, our 8th annual education advocacy conference held October 20th to 23rd online!
Tickets available now – Facebook group members receive a good discounted rate and the first 100 purchased receive a care package delivered to their house!
Laura is the Director of CLAS’s Human Rights Clinic, as well as its Director of Education. She advocates on behalf of people who have experienced discrimination and assists complainants to navigate BC’s human rights process. Laura also has a strong interest in making legal knowledge accessible. She delivers workshops and presentations to a wide variety of audiences to help people understand their human rights and comply with their legal obligations.
Laura earned her law degree from UBC in 2006, and holds a Masters in International Human Rights Law from Oxford University.
Human Rights Law
In this workshop, we will discuss the basics of the BC Human Rights Code and how it protects students with disabilities from discrimination. Topics to be covered include:
- the legal test for discrimination
- schools’ duty to accommodate students’ disability-related needs
- leading cases in this area
- the process for filing a complaint with the BC Human Rights Tribunal
Laura is on Twitter @lktrack
Read all the details about our conference here!