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Reason #11 to Donate to OJEN’s 15th Birthday

Encouraging youth from diverse backgrounds to pursue careers in law, helps to make the legal system more reflective of the people it serves.

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Reason #10 to Donate to OJEN’s 15th Birthday

Each year, OJEN creates paid positions, for-credit internships and practicums for high school and post-secondary students. Students from a wide range of programs and institutions find opportunities here to get their feet wet with real-world work experience. We offer them a supportive environment and meaningful employment.

Reason #9 to Donate to OJEN’s 15th Birthday

Elementary Civil Mock Trial program is an interactive and fun way for students in grade 5 to learn about the law. Children as young as 9 years old get hands-on lessons in perspective taking, limits to free speech, roles in the courtroom and how the law affects our lives, while preparing for the defamation trial of Wendy Witch v. Hansel & Gretel.

Reason #8 to Donate to OJEN’s 15th Birthday

Pregnant teens living in group homes or on their own face challenges that have profound impact on their own and their baby’s lives. OJEN’s Family Law for Young Parents (FLYP) program helps them gain the knowledge, skills and confidence to manage the legal aspects of their lives.

Reason #7 to Donate to OJEN’s 15th Birthday

OJEN’s experiential justice education programs for youth provide a powerful way to bring law to life. Mock trial programs – whether school-based competitive tournaments or community-based experiential activities – give young people the opportunity to learn about legal issues in a hands-on way.

Reason #6 to Donate to OJEN’s 15th Birthday

The Honorable Justice Anne Molloy of the Superior Court of Justice meets with high school student. OJEN turned 15 this year! Since 2002, our programs and resources have impacted the lives of hundreds of thousands of young people throughout Ontario.  And we’re just getting started! Looking ahead to 2018 and beyond we’re excited about opportunities […]

Reason #5 to Donate to OJEN’s 15th Birthday

ESL students at Marc Garneau Collegiate Institute learn about Human Rights law. OJEN turned 15 this year! Since 2002, our programs and resources have impacted the lives of hundreds of thousands of young people throughout Ontario.  And we’re just getting started! Looking ahead to 2018 and beyond we’re excited about opportunities to expand our justice […]

Reason #4 to Donate to OJEN’s 15th Birthday

OJEN partnered with Pathways to Education to deliver a mock trial program to Toronto youth. OJEN turned 15 this year! Since 2002, our programs and resources have impacted the lives of hundreds of thousands of young people throughout Ontario.  And we’re just getting started! Looking ahead to 2018 and beyond we’re excited about opportunities to […]

Reason #3 to Donate to OJEN’s 15th Birthday!

Teachers test the Access to Justice  game at the Toronto Summer Law Institute . OJEN turned 15 this year! Since 2002, OJEN’s programs and resources have impacted the lives of hundreds of thousands of young people throughout Ontario.  And we’re just getting started! Looking ahead to 2018 and beyond, we’re excited about opportunities to expand our […]

Reason #2 to Donate to OJEN’s 15th Birthday!

Officer arm-wrestles youth participant from Youth/Police Dialogues. OJEN turned 15 this year! Since 2002, OJEN’s programs and resources have impacted the lives of hundreds of thousands of young people throughout Ontario.  And we’re just getting started! Looking ahead to 2018 and beyond, we’re excited about opportunities to expand our justice education initiatives to new youth audiences. […]

Reason #1 to Donate to OJEN’s 15th Birthday!

Youth from Regent Park Focus -Youth Media Arts Centre combined learning broadcast skills with justice education. The project concluded with participants using their media skills to interview justice professionals and filming them for television segments.     OJEN turned 15 this year! Since 2002, OJEN’s programs and resources have impacted the lives of hundreds of thousands of […]

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