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Braiding Diversity into Justice – Hamilton

For many young people, a career in law may feel out of their reach. Braiding Diversity into Justice and other OJEN career modelling programs help young people of all backgrounds “see themselves in law” by introducing them to legal professionals with whom they share similar experiences. The goal of these programs is to show that […]

Braiding Diversity into Justice – Thunder Bay

For many young people, a career in law may feel out of their reach. Braiding Diversity into Justice and other OJEN career modelling programs help young people of all backgrounds “see themselves in law” by introducing them to legal professionals with whom they share similar experiences. The goal of these programs is to show that […]

Braiding Diversity into Justice – Waterloo Region

  Braiding Diversity into Justice 2024 Time: March 7, 2024, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Location: Kitchener Courthouse Keynote Speaker: Justice Lori Anne Thomas Braiding Diversity into Justice is an annual event first offered in the Kitchener-Waterloo area in 2018. Its goal is to connect young women between the ages of 16 and 20 with […]

Apps for Justice Challenge

What is this? Our new Apps for Justice Challenge is a creative, collaborative way to explore access to justice (A2J) issues, as well as fundamental legal concepts and areas of law, through the lens of technology. Branching off from a successful pilot of the program last spring, done in partnership with the University of Ottawa, […]

TwitterX Moot

The OJEN TwitterX Moot is an online debate. Students from across Ontario participate in the discussion by tweeting their opinions either individually or in teams/classes. The OJEN committee in Hamilton came up with this fun and engaging justice education initiative for Hamilton-area schools. In the fall of 2020, for the first time, OJEN ran the […]

Braiding Diversity into Justice

For many young people, a career in law may feel out of their reach. Braiding Diversity into Justice and other OJEN career modelling programs help young people of all backgrounds “see themselves in law” by introducing them to legal professionals with whom they share similar experiences. The goal of these programs is to show that […]

Architects of Justice

Architects of Justice is an initiative of the Action Group on Access to Justice (TAG) that increases public participation in the development of access to justice solutions. Over the last two years, TAG has conducted applied research and outreach at public events across the province, sharing public legal education materials and inviting people to imagine […]

OBA/OJEN Competitive Mock Trials

The OBA/OJEN Competitive Mock Trials (OOCMT) is a partnership between the Ontario Bar Association (OBA) and the Ontario Justice Education Network (OJEN). A network of local mock trial tournaments use the OOCMT case and format for mock trials.

Sistahs-in-Law

The Ontario Justice Education Network (OJEN) is pleased to partner with the Black Female Lawyers Network (BFLN) to sponsor 30 Lil’ Sistahs— BIPOC women (ages 16-22) to attend BFLN’s Sistah’s in Law annual retreat. Retreat Information: Date: Monday, November 13, 2023 Location: York University – Second Student Centre, 15 Library Ln, North York, ON M3J […]

Trailblazers: Meeting Women in Law

  Thank you for your interest in this program! OJEN’s Trailblazers program for high school girls is taking a hiatus.  OJEN has partnered on this popular program commemorating Person’s Day with Law In Action in the Schools (LAWS) and Women’s Legal and Education Action Fund (LEAF) over the past several years.  The program, which introduces […]

Poster Challenge

The Poster Challenge invites grade 5 students to create posters that express what they value about Canadian democracy and the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. It meets Grade 5 Ontario curriculum expectations in Social Studies in a fun and effective way. A selection of posters will be included in OJEN’s Art in the Courts […]

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