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Calling all legal professionals: design and deliver better legal workshops!

This year, Access to Justice Week (A2J Week) takes place from October 25th to 29th, and brings together a range of justice sector stakeholders to develop meaningful, public-centred solutions that advance systemic change in the justice system. OJEN is pleased to support A2J Week with activities for students, teachers, community workers, and legal professionals. For a list of A2J Week events in Ontario, please visit The Action Group on Access to Justice (TAG)

Join us for a free webinar on October 28th

OJEN and the Public Legal Education Association of Canada (PLEAC) are hosting a free A2J Week webinar on “Guidelines for better legal workshops: best practices for effective public legal education presentations” on Thursday, October 28th, 2021 at 2pm EST.

Public legal education (PLE) is an important part of access to justice. OJEN and PLEAC are pleased to support A2J Week by presenting a 90 minute webinar for legal professionals who are interested in offering legal education workshops for the public. In this session, experienced PLE professionals will share OJEN’s Guidelines for Better Legal Workshops, adding practical advice, teaching strategies, useful resources, and other insights. 

Presenters include:

Jessica Reekie, Executive Director, OJEN

Michelle Thompson, Director of Capacity Building and Engagement, OJEN

Enisone Kadiri, Acting Director of Outreach Programs, OJEN

This session is designed for legal professionals (including lawyers, paralegals, and others) and legal professionals-in-training (e.g. law students).  The webinar will be recorded, so if you can’t join us on October 28th, please register anyway, and we will send you the link to the recording when it is posted.

Register here

 

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