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Hosted by the University of Guelph-Humber, the Ontario Justice Education Network (OJEN/ROEJ) is offering an interactive capacity building session that gives Youth Leaders, Youth Workers and front-line practitioners the opportunity to learn about the legal implications of the Trespass to Property Act and Agent of Landlord agreements on Toronto Community Housing property.
This February 26, OJEN joins 5 other not-for-profit organizations for Flip Your Wig 2015, an annual fundraiser and a great opportunity to do some justice education about the access to justice crisis in Ontario.
In a 3-year period, 12 million Canadians will experience at least 1 legal problem. About half of them will give up on solving their problem because it seems too difficult or expensive to do so. For more information, check out the Flip Your Wig website.
Looking for a culminating activity for your Law 11 or 12 classes? Announcing the Spring 2015 Charter Challenge!
OJEN/ROEJ has partnered with five other not-for-profit organizations to launch the 2nd annual Flip Your Wig for Justice Campaign. Together with the Association in the Defence of the Wrongfully Convicted (AIDWYC), Canadian Civil Liberties Association, (CCLA), Community Legal Education Ontario (CLEO), METRAC Action on Violence, and Pro Bono Students Canada, (PBSC), we are raising awareness about the access to justice crisis in Ontario and raising funds to support our programs. The campaign is attracting widespread support within the legal profession. Over 100 prom
Since it was formed in 2002, OJEN has been graciously hosted by the Law Society of Upper Canada. Starting with just two staff in a corner of the basement, we’ve grown to 13 full time staff in a satellite office which is bursting at the seams. As our 13th birthday approaches we are finally ready to strike out on our own. On February 11th, OJEN will be moving into new digs. Our new address will be:
180 Dundas Street West, Suite 505, Toronto ON M5G 1Z8
‘Tis the end of December
So lend me your ear
And I’ll bring you glad tidings
Of OJEN’s great year!
From Ontario’s north
To its southern-most borders
We delivered our programs
With community partners…
It's that time of year again! OJEN is pleased to make a call for applications for the OJEN/LFO Mock Trial Fund. We welcome funding applications from existing mock trial events, and applications supporting new mock trial events. In addition to financial support, OJEN will provide assistance with scenarios, information and tips on gaining sponsorship and in-kind support from local businesses, media coverage, approaching and involving justice sector representatives, requesting courthouse space for events, and other items.
On Nov. 21, 2014, OJEN's Francophone Outreach Program Manager, Jean-François Morin, was the keynote speaker at a legal gala held at Collège La Cité, in Ottawa. This francophone legal and community networking event brought together more than 80 students from the Law Clerk and Paralegal programs as well as law teachers. Besides the presentation of various legal and community organizations from the National Capital Region, the gala has helped dozens of students and Franco-Ontarian teachers to better know the role of OJEN in the community.
Vote for OJEN and help us win $10,000 toward expanding our Family Law for Young Parents (FLYP) project! Our payroll company, ADP, is giving a grant of $10,000 to the client who gets the most votes for their project. You can vote for us once a day until the end of the month.
Through the generous support of our partners, the filmmakers of The Secret Trial 5, the Bloor Hot Docs Cinema and Blue Ice Docs, this screening is being made available for FREE!! Registration is on a first come, first serve basis and must include the EXACT number of students who will be attending.
Check out our Photo Galleries to see more photos from OJEN programs and events