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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. 

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

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)

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

October 28, 2015

Women@Justice: Leaders in Law is a 2-hour program in which students will learn about women's careers in law and the public service, the law of discrimination at work, and skills for starting to build a professional network! Along the way, they will meet female mentors from the Department of Justice Canada, law students from the University of Ottawa, and more.

For more information, please visit Persons Day Programs in Ottawa.

Each school can register up to 5 students. Spaces are limited.

Tribute to Tate Herbert - Proceeds Benefit OJEN

September 18, 2015

Tate’s Tableaux, a special fundraising event commemorating the life of Tate Herbert who died in 2013 at the age of 20, will be held on October 24th.  Proceeds from the event will be donated to OJEN.

Trailblazers: Meeting Women in Law - Register Sept 22!

September 16, 2015

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 professionals, starting at the LEAF Persons Day Breakfast and a special Trailblazers Q&A session with the keynote speaker.

Register Now for the Fall 2015 Charter Challenge!

September 8, 2015

Looking for a culminating activity for your Law 11 or 12 classes? Announcing the Fall 2015 Charter Challenge!

REGISTER NOW for the 2015 Summer Law Institute!

August 25, 2015

The OJEN Summer Law Institute gives Ontario teachers an opportunity to participate in presentations and discussion with judges and lawyers about timely legal issues that enhance classroom teaching and learning.

Early Bird Registration Fee (before July 15, 2015): $60
Registration Fee After July 15, 2015: $90

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