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Braiding Diversity into Justice

This November 2018, OJEN will run a full-day event that introduces young women, ages 16 to 20 in Waterloo Region to women working in law.

Braiding Diversity into Justice  will take place on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at at the Waterloo Region Courthouse, 85 Frederick Street, Kitchener, ON.

Schools in the Waterloo Region area will be able to register up to 4 students.

Registration will open: Monday, October 1, 2018 at 3:00pm. 

Deadline to send application in: Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at 5:00pm.

*Please note that Braiding Diversity into Justice registration will take place from 8:15am-8:45am at the Waterloo Region Courthouse and the program will run from 8:45am-3:30pm.

Teachers will need to submit a completed permission form (available below) at the time of registration.

Program Agenda: To be uploaded, please check back in early October for a finalized Program Agenda. 

The goal of the “Braiding Diversity into Justice” event is to connect young women, who are marginalized and/or racialized, with members of the legal sector in order to motivate and empower them. We hope to inspire these young women of diverse backgrounds, and to help them feel confident in their ability to become successful legal/justice sector professionals.

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For all other inquiries, please contact us at (416) 761-9963 or email aharripersad@ojen.ca.

MEDIA: 

CBC: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/kitchener-waterloo/inaugural-braiding-diversity-into-justice-waterloo-region-1.4894632 

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/kitchener-waterloo/40-girls-youth-to-visit-kitchener-courthouse-learn-about-careers-in-law-1.4882519?cmp=rss

SNAP’d: https://kitchenerwaterloo.snapd.com/events/view/1202263 

 

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