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Introducing our new Provincial HSJCC members – Webinar – 2019-08-26

Introducing our new Provincial HSJCC members: The John Howard Society of Ontario and Justice for Children and Youth

The Provincial HSJCC has recently welcomed two new members to its table. Representatives from the John Howard Society of Ontario and Justice for Children and Youth will be bringing their respective expertise to the Provincial Committee this fall, increasing the table’s capacity to serve our priority populations. In this webinar, our new members will provide a brief overview of their organizations with a focus on their project work as it relates to the Provincial HSJCC’s priorities. This webinar is a wonderful opportunity to learn more about these organizations and the issues they address.

Featuring:

John Howard Society of Ontario

Presenters: Safiyah Husein, Reza Ahmadi

The John Howard Society of Ontario performs two complementary functions. They provide administrative support to their local offices across Ontario and the Centre of Research & Policy located at JHSO engages in cutting-edge non-partisan research, policy development, and informative education material. In this presentation, they will speak to their work in the areas of reintegration, police records and employment and unmet civil legal needs.

Learn more: https://johnhoward.on.ca/

Justice for Children and Youth

Presenter: Mary Birdsell

Justice for Children and Youth provides child-centred legal services that enhance justice and support inclusion for vulnerable children and youth. In this presentation they will speak to their work providing specialized legal expertise and representation, leadership on system law reform and advocacy, and legal education and outreach.

Learn more: http://jfcy.org/en/

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