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TEACHER RESOURCES

Our resources are legally accurate, curriculum-linked, and tested with students.

The OBA/OJEN Competitive Mock Trials for High School Students

Join your local mock trial tournament.

TRAINING

Continuing Professional Development, facilitator training, and video resources.

ABOUT OJEN

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JUSTICE EDUCATION PROGRAMS

We run programs in community settings and with special audiences.

BOOK A COURTHOUSE VISIT

Bring your class or youth group to visit a courthouse and watch court.

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We can connect you with a legal expert who can talk to your audience.

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OJEN NEWS

Steps to Justice – Criminal Law Module

“Can the police stop me on the street and ask for my ID?” “Should I sign a peace bond to deal with my criminal case?” “What can happen if I miss my court date?” These are a few of the questions posed in the Steps to Justice – Criminal Law resource, now available on the […]

Nominate a Justice Education Champion

Whether coaching high school mock trial teams, sharing legal information with vulnerable youth audiences, providing insight into topical legal issues at PD sessions for teachers, and in countless other ways, volunteers play an essential role in supporting OJEN’s justice education initiatives province-wide.  Each year, hundreds of volunteers give of their time, expertise and dedication to […]

FROM THE OJEN BLOG

Inspiring Diverse Young Women in Waterloo Region

On November 5th, the Waterloo OJEN Committee hosted the 2nd annual Braiding Diversity into Justice – a day long program for young women from racialized and/or marginalized communities to learn about careers in law.  Approximately 30 young women met at the Waterloo Region Courthouse to connect with female professionals working in the justice sector. The […]

Youth-Police Dialogues Update

OJEN’s Youth-Police Dialogues (YPD) Program is in high gear this fall with the multi-session workshops taking place simultaneously in five communities throughout Ontario.  In Toronto, Hamilton, Kingston, Sudbury, and Ottawa, youth and police officers are coming together to challenge stereotypes, build rapport, and improve community relations.  Now in the second year of a three year […]

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