News and Events

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Register Now for the Spring 2016 Charter Challenge!

February 5, 2016

Looking for a culminating activity for your Law 11 or 12 classes? Announcing the Spring 2016 Charter Challenge!

REGISTER NOW ~ Know Where We Stand: Navigating City Properties Workshop - Toronto

February 4, 2016
The City of Toronto's Community Crisis Response Program (CCRP) and the Ontario Justice Education Network (OJEN/ROEJ) are offering a full-day professional development workshop for Youth Workers, youth leaders and those who support youth residents.  This free workshop will explore agreements, policies,  and procedures that may affect Toronto Community Housing and various city-owned properties.

Season's Greetings from OJEN!

December 18, 2015

Before the year fades and becomes just a memory

Allow me to share a poem-ized summary

Last holiday season we were packing our boxes

And early this year we moved to new offices.

Now we’re sharing a space with our partners in PLE

Together with CLEO we make a great team!

Our staff have been busy, I say with great pride,

Delivering programs to youth province-wide.

 

OJEN and Hot Docs Present a FREE Student Film Screening of The Secret Trial 5!

December 10, 2015

In celebration of International Human Rights Day, OJEN is pleased to partner with Hot Docs' Docs For Schools program to present a FREE screening of THE SECRET TRIAL 5. Registration is on a first come, first serve basis and must include the EXACT number of students who will be attending. 

A Landmark Year for OJEN

December 3, 2015

2015 has been a landmark year for OJEN.  In February, we moved out of our long time home at the Law Society of Upper Canada and relocated around the corner to larger accommodations which we share with our good friends, Community Legal Education Ontario (CLEO).  The move, although necessary from a practical space consideration, is about much more than increasing our square footage.  Working side by side with a sister public legal education organization gives us the opportunity to combine forces, share resources and maximize impacts.   While remaining two distinct org

Register now for the next National Network to Prevent Forced Marriage webinar!

December 2, 2015

Canada’s Youth Agency and the Culture of the Law curriculum (available in Arabic, English, French, Punjabi, & Urdu) aims to help students explore the legal concepts of “age of majority”, “minimum marriage age” and “guardianship” in Canada.  It is in this legal context that the curriculum introduces the concepts of “forced marriage” and “emancipation” as particular problems for students to consider.

OJEN & LawPRO Create Resource About Housing Law

December 1, 2015

TORONTO, Nov. 3, 2015 /CNW/ - LAWPRO and the Ontario Justice Education Network (OJEN) have joined forces to create learning material for Ontario secondary schools. The lesson plans address two of the most important skills in life – legal capability and financial literacy.

REGISTER NOW ~ Know Where We Stand: Navigating City Properties Workshops in Toronto

November 20, 2015

The City of Toronto's Community Crisis Response Program (CCRP) and the Ontario Justice Education Network (OJEN/ROEJ) are offering a full-day professional development workshop for Youth Workers, youth leaders and those who support youth residents.  This free workshop will explore agreements, policies,  and procedures that may affect Toronto Community Housing and various city-owned properties.  Participants will also have an opportunity to meet and connect with legal professionals, safety advisors, police officers and community advocates.

A Foot in the Door

November 12, 2015

REGISTER NOW for the 2015 Northwestern Ontario Law Institute!

November 12, 2015

Venues:
1) Paterson Auditorium, PACI Building, 401 Red River Rd - Nov 12th, 7 - 9 pm (Keynote Address) 
2) McNaughton Room, 3rd floor, City Hall, 500 Donald St E, Thunder Bay - Nov 13th 8:30 am - 12:45 pm (Morning Sessions and Lunch)
3) Thunder Bay's Consolidated Courthouse, 125 Brodie St N - Nov 13th 1:00 - 4:30 pm (Courthouse tour and afternoon sessions)

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