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OJEN NEWS

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 […]

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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 […]

Register Now for the 2017 Summer Law Institute!

UPDATE: View 2017 Draft Schedule HERE! Date: Tuesday, August 29th and Wednesday, August 30th, 2017 Location: Osgoode Hall, 130 Queen Street West, Toronto, ON The OJEN Summer Law Institute gives Ontario teachers an opportunity to participate in presentations and discussions with judges and lawyers about timely legal issues that enhance classroom teaching and learning. Registration Fee: […]

OJEN is recruiting: Justice Education Fellowships 2017-18

OJEN is now accepting applications from Ontario law students for four (4) Justice Education Fellowship positions in 2017-18. If you are an incoming 2L, 3L, or LLM student at an eligible law school (including Lakehead University, University of Ottawa, University of Western Ontario, and Queen’s University) and you have a passion for public legal education […]

OJEN has a new website!

If you visit our site regularly, you’ve probably noticed that a few things have changed around here. We are very proud to present our new website, which launches today! In addition to a revitalized new look, we’ve introduced some new elements which we hope will make your life easier in a couple of ways.   The same […]

OJEN’s Grade 5 Poster Challenge – Registration is Open!

Register now for OJEN’s Grade Five Poster Challenge OJEN is pleased to once again host the Grade Five Poster Challenge. The Poster Challenge is a great opportunity for grade five students to learn and demonstrate an understanding of the rights of Canadians. Teachers can use the challenge to educate students about the Charter of Rights […]

Register Now – Women@Justice: Leaders in Law (Ottawa, high school girls)

Location: 284 Wellington Street, Boardroom 5140, Ottawa Women@Justice: Leaders in Law is a 2-hour program on Tuesday, October 18 in which students will learn about women’s careers in law and the public service.  Along the way, they will meet female mentors from the Department of Justice Canada, law students from the University of Ottawa, and […]

The Tate Herbert Memorial Fund Supports Justice Education Programs for Youth

Each October, the Herbert family in Barrie, Ontario hosts a benefit show and donates the proceeds to OJEN. Tate’s Tableaux honours the life of their son, Tate, who died of cancer in 2013 while studying Law and Society at Sir Wilfrid Laurier University.  Donations to the fund in his name support OJEN’s programs for young […]

Trailblazers: Meeting Women in Law – Register Sept 22!

Location: Toronto The Ontario Justice Education Network (OJEN/ROEJ) is pleased to partner with the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) and Law in Action Within Schools (LAWS) to offer Trailblazers: Meeting Women in Law, a full-day educational opportunity on Wednesday October 21, 2015. This annual event provides high school girls the opportunity to connect with female legal […]

University of Ottawa Student Receives Inaugural Tate Herbert Memorial Post-Secondary Award

Suzie Bouchard, a recent graduate from the University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law, is the inaugural recipient of the Tate Herbert Memorial Post-Secondary Award.  As a Project Officer sitting on the OJEN Ottawa Regional Committee, she brought forward important Francophone issues and showed great leadership in French language programming.  She organized fellow law students at […]

REGISTER NOW for Know Where We Stand: Navigating City Properties

Location: Toronto Police College – 70 Birmingham Street, Toronto The City of Toronto’s Crisis Response Program (CCRP), Toronto Youth Equity Strategy (TYES), and the Ontario Justice Education Network (OJEN) are pleased to offer a FREE two day justice education training workshop series, that gives Youth Workers, youth leaders and those who provide support to youth […]

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