Oxfam uses advocacy to deal with the systems, policies, and practices that maintain people trapped in poverty, taking on inequality, local weather justice, gender justice, and inequities within the food chain, as nicely as advocating for the fundamental human rights and dignity of survivors of conflicts and disasters. Our founding attorneys dedicated to doing this work when few commercial legislation companies did, boldly taking on many indigent and sometimes unpopular purchasers to defend their civil rights and liberties. In addition, Stagg Wabnik Law Group offers pro bono legal support to Kids in Need of Defense , which is a non-profit group dedicated to helping present authorized counsel to refugee and immigrant youngsters who come to the United States without their mother and father or authorized guardian. Many of the kids supported by KIND are in search of a protected haven from human rights abuses, home violence and trafficking.
Lawyers in our Toronto and Ottawa offices are offering pro bono illustration to Nanny Angel Network, a registered charity that gives free, specialised childcare to families living with cancer. Our work centered around intellectual property protection, to allow the charity to expand its companies. Lawyers in our Vancouver office suggested Community First Foundation’s board on governance matters, together with compliance with the Society Act and by-laws, acceptable membership management, and disclosures of involved administrators in material transactions. Our legal professionals are additionally helping with annual maintenance and different ordinary proceedings.