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15 Reasons to Donate to OJEN’s 15th Birthday!

OJEN turned 15 this year! We’re celebrating: 15 years of justice education programs province-wide; 15 years of free classroom resources for high school teachers; 15 years of meaningful volunteer opportunities for legal professionals; 15 years of preparing young people to become legally capable Canadian citizens! Since 2002, our programs and resources have impacted the lives […]

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Honouring Tate Herbert – Supporting Justice Education

Throughout October, OJEN is accepting donations in memory of Tate Herbert. Who was Tate Herbert   Tate Herbert was 20 years old when he lost his life to cancer in 2013. He was an active, fun-loving young man with an infectious sense of humour. His youthful interest in justice was beginning to transform into a life purpose. He was in […]

Poster Challenge Registration 2017

Teachers, register your students now! Submission Process Register your class by filling out the online registration form by November 30, 2017. You will receive an email confirming your registration. Download the parental consent form from the Poster Challenge program page. Distribute the parental consent forms to your students to have filled out by their parent(s) or guardian(s). You may […]

Register for Trailblazers – 2017

Trailblazers: Meeting Women in Law Every October, OJEN partners with LEAF and LAWS to run a full-day event that introduces high school girls to women working in law. This year, we will start at the University of Toronto. Then we will head to Osgoode Hall to chat with a judge and talk about diversity in […]

First Nations Youth Lead Radio Interview on Police Complaints

  First Nations students from Dennis Franklin Cromarty high school learned about how to file police complaints. They shared this information with the larger community by interviewing Nishnawbe Aski Legal Services Executive Director, Celina Reitberger, on the radio. The show was broadcast on Wawatay Radio and you can listen to a recording of it below! […]

NWOLI: Registration is Open – October 13, 2017!

NORTHWESTERN ONTARIO LAW INSTITUTE (NWOLI) – Registration is Open! Date: Friday, October 13th, 2017 Time: 8:30AM – 4:30PM Location: Bora Laskin Faculty of Law – John N. Paterson Auditorium Draft Agenda is HERE! Please join us for our Northwestern Ontario Law Institute! OJEN’s NWOLI gives secondary-school teachers from across Northwestern Ontario the opportunity to participate in […]

OJEN is hiring in Toronto! (Updated)

We are excited to announce that the Ontario Justice Education Network (OJEN) is hiring a full-time Project Leader for our Department of Educator Support.    Please see attached posting and distribute widely.   Aboriginal candidates and members of marginalized communities are encouraged to apply. Application deadline is Monday, August 28th at 9 am.     OJEN Project Leader – French Language […]

OJEN is hiring in Sudbury!

We are excited to announce that the Ontario Justice Education Network (OJEN) is hiring a part-time OJEN Project Officer for our Youth Police Dialogue program in Sudbury starting in June.    Please see attached posting and distribute widely.   Our ideal candidate for this position is a post-secondary student. Aboriginal students and members of visible minorities are encouraged to apply. Application […]

OJEN is Hiring in Ottawa!

We are excited to announce that the Ontario Justice Education Network (OJEN) is hiring a Bilingual Project Officer in Ottawa for summer 2017. Please see attached posting for details. Our ideal candidate for this position is a post-secondary student. Aboriginal students and members of visible minorities are encouraged to apply. Application deadline is Monday, May 29 (12:00 […]

Canada 150 / OJEN 15!

Canada may be getting more publicity, but 2017 is a milestone year for OJEN too.  We’re turning 15! That’s 15 years of justice education programs for youth; 15 years of creating free classroom resources for high school teachers; 15 years of meaningful volunteer opportunities for justice professionals; and 15 years of preparing youth to become legally […]

Inuit Youth Ask Trudeau for Help

In late November of last year, the Law Society of Nunavut (LSN), in partnership with the Ontario Justice Education Network (OJEN), ran a pilot program for a capacity-development initiative aimed at Inuit youth in the community of Hall Beach. Over three days, students from middle school to high school grappled with challenging ideas about citizenship […]

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