Announcements

AN UPDATE TO COVID-19

Vancouver, Coast Salish Territories

Given the federal and provincial directives around social distancing and flattening the curve for potential infections, the CLAS Office will be closed to the public effective Wednesday March 18th, until further notice. The length of this closure […]

2020-04-16T11:29:31-07:00March 17, 2020|Categories: Announcements|

New SHARP Workplaces program works towards ending sexual harassment in the workplace

Vancouver, Coast Salish Territories

Sexual harassment in the workplace is an unfortunate reality for many British Colombians, yet studies have shown it still goes under-reported. In fact, a 2017 study of Canadian working women showed that more than half of them […]

People who experience workplace sexual harassment get help with new SHARP Workplaces program


For Immediate Release

Vancouver, Coast Salish Territories

Community Legal Assistance Society (CLAS) and the Ending Violence Association of British Columbia (EVA BC) launched a new program today geared to help workers facing sexual harassment on the job. Called […]

New Executive Director of CLAS!

It is with great pleasure that the Community Legal Assistance Society (CLAS) announces that Jacqui Mendes will be the new Executive Director of CLAS, commencing January 6, 2020. Jacqui will join CLAS with over 25 years of organizational leadership experience in […]

2019-11-18T15:10:58-08:00November 18, 2019|Categories: Announcements, News|

Working CLAS Social 2019

We are excited to invite you to our fundraiser this year. We hope you can join us for dancing, delicious food, and a chance to take home great silent auction items as we raise funds for CLAS’ work.

Working CLAS Social
Thursday, April […]

2019-06-27T20:06:42-07:00March 4, 2019|Categories: Announcements, Events, News|

BC legal organizations put forward justice reform priorities for provincial government

Justice Reform for BC

The Community Legal Assistance Society, Pivot Legal Society, West Coast LEAF, and the BC Civil Liberties Association have released a set of priorities that would improve and strengthen the justice system, advance human rights and ensure the principles […]