Access Pro Bono's annual open-air legal advice event is running today in Vancouver from 10:00am to 5:00pm at Victory Square Park, at 200 West Hastings Street. The free event is intended to facilitate access to justice for low- and modest-income people, including the homeless, on all legal issues and to raise money to support the organization's programs through pledges raised by the volunteer lawyers.
The even repeats in New Westminster from 10:00am to 2:00pm on 11 September 2012 at Hyack Square, in Kelowna from 10:00am to 2:00pm on 14 September 2012 in the City Park, and in Victoria from 10:00am to 2:00pm on 18 September 2012 at Centennial Square.
Access Pro Bono raised over
$50,000 for pro bono programming in British Columbia last year, and hopes to raise $60,000 this year. For more information visit the event website.