BOARD VICE CHAIR, SOCIAL IMPACT COMMITTEE CHAIR
Monica Franklin is an MCIS’ Board member, a member of MCIS’ Nomination and Governance Committee, a lawyer, and a member of Law Society of Upper Canada and Ontario Bar. Monica has worked as a lawyer in the legal clinic system for many years, focussing on the low income and vulnerable members of the community and their access to programs and services. Most recently, she was a staff lawyer and social assistance team lead at Flemingdon Community Legal Services in Toronto where she represented low-income clients at tribunals and mediations, and coordinated, supervised and trained staff, students, and volunteers. Previously she worked as a legal reviewer and researcher at the Community Legal Education Ontario (CLEO) translating public information literature for non-legal audience, and a staff lawyer at the York Community Services legal clinic in Toronto.