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Live from the 32nd Annual Conference: CBC First Person Column Series

Halifax, NS - From February 16th-19th, 2023, BLSA Canada held it's 32nd annual BLSA Canada Conference at the Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel. Five of our attendees were asked to write First Person Columns for CBC regarding their experience at the Conference and their respective law schools. To read their stories, see links below:

A Congolese-Canadian law student talks imposter syndrome and being enough by Grace Kabengele

I never dreamed of becoming a lawyer, but law school is exactly where I am meant to be by Uche Umolu

Being among Black lawyers who share my history and culture felt like coming home by Zainab Adejumobi

Allyship and representation: on being the only Black law student at my university by Alexandria Myrie

More than a summer law program: A community of support for Black youth by Ommu-Kulsoom Jumada Abdul-Rahman

In addition, Alexandria Myrie and Grace Kabengele spoke live on Mainstreet NS Radio with host Jeff Douglas on their experience at the Conference. Listen here.

In order from left to right: Uche Umolu, Alexandria Myrie, Grace Nkaya Kabengele, Zainab Adejumobi and Ommu-Kulsoom Jumada Abdul-Rahman.

Photo Credits: Isioma Mafiana Photography

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