New Bullying Law

The Ontario government has passed the Accepting Schools Act, a new bullying law that aims to better protect students from bullying in publicly funded schools. One important part of the law is that now all schools must allow students to form Gay-Straight-Alliances (GSAs), groups that are geared towards fighting homophobia and trans-phobia in schools as…

In the news: the Child Advocacy Project

Check out this Toronto Star article on the Child Advocacy Project (CAP).  CAP, a program run by Pro Bono Law Ontario, matches volunteer lawyers with children and families experiencing legal issues at school. The free lawyers provide assistance with suspensions, expulsions, special education, etc. JFCY is happy to work quite closely with CAP; we provide training on…