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Episode 8: The Debt Series Part 4


In this episode, we sit down with Elsa Ascencio as part of a continuation of Off the Tracks’ series about law school debt. Elsa is a workers’ rights lawyer based in Toronto. She is the proud daughter of Salvadoran refugees and being raised in a low income community. We discuss what drew Elsa to workers’ rights law, the intersections of mental health and student debt, the financial cost of seeking mental health support, and her creative business.

Follow Elsa on Twitter here: https://twitter.com/elsaasce

Check out Elsa’s business, The Crafty Lawyer here: https://www.instagram.com/craftylawyer_/ and https://craftylawyer.ca/

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Thanks for taking some time to step off the tracks with us!

- Erin & Piper

Did you know there are free and confidential mental health supports available to law students, paralegals, and lawyers in every province and territory? Click here to learn more and access services: https://www.cba.org/Sections/Wellness-Subcommittee/Wellness-Programs


Episode 8

Season 1

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