Sarah Jama

Sarah Jama is a community organizer from Hamilton, Ontario. She is co-founder of the Disability Justice Network of Ontario (DJNO) and holds a Social Sciences degree from McMaster University. Her lived experiences have fostered interests and a passion for: community engagement, disability justice, and activism. Sarah currently works at the Hamilton Centre for Civic Inclusion... Continue Reading →

Yat Li

Yat is born with bilateral microtia, a condition which the outer and external ear canals are fully formed. Yat cannot wear conventional hearing aids and has profound conductive hearing loss. Despite a physical disability, he has overcome barriers to inspire others in the community. Wearing prosthetic ears and a bone anchored hearing aid, Yat is... Continue Reading →

BIPOC & Disability Lived Experiences Event

On Monday, March 8, 2021, the Law, Disability and Social Change Project hosted a discussion with expert panelists, exploring the lived experiences of racialized people with disabilities in Canada. Below you will find an audio file of the recorded event and the event transcript. To read more information about the panelists, click on their photo. Panelists included:... Continue Reading →

Marijuana missteps – a taxing situation

By Rachel Herscovici, Windsor Law J.D. Candidate 2020 As with all good things, medical marijuana must be subject to a tax. And taxes are an excellent way at evaluating what a country values. Specifically, I am referring to the taxation of medical marijuana and the implications under the new Cannabis Act. In other words, another... Continue Reading →

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