PLE Volunteer Spotlight: Georjo Tabucan

Profile written by fellow JFCY volunteer Arif Hussain.Recently I had the opportunity to sit down and interview Mr. Georjo Tabucan about his volunteering experiences with the Public Legal Education Team here at JFCY thus far. Georjo comes from a diverse academic and professional background with a very keen interest in the field of law. Like…

VIDEO – Civil recovery demand letters

Have you or your parents received a civil recovery demand letter for shoplifting?  Watch this video to learn more about the law in this area and your rights. This video was created entirely by volunteers on JFCY’s Public Legal Education Team, with direction from a JFCY staff lawyer.  It is intended to provide general information…

Children and Divorce

by JFCY volunteer Ouran Li and JFCY lawyers Scenario Charles Cheenie and Brookie Mules have divorced and have two children from their marriage, both under the age of 18. Charlie has more money than Brookie but has a history of drug addiction and infidelity. The Court has to decide with whom the children of marriage…

JFCY thanks law student Akosua Matthews for a job well done!

JFCY says a big thank you to University of Toronto law student Akosua Matthews for her amazing work in coordinating the Public Legal Education Committee for the past seven months. Akosua is a first year law student volunteer from the Pro Bono Students Canada program at U of T law school. Her efforts have helped…

Our Public Legal Education Committee is looking for New Members!

The Public Legal Education (PLE) Committee for JFCY is looking for new members, especially high school students and law students. This committee brings youth and adults together to share ideas and create resources that provide education to young people about their legal rights and responsibilities. The committee is currently using social media (You Tube, Facebook,…

CALLING ALL YOUTH! Join our Public Legal Education Committee.

The Public Legal Education (PLE) Committee brings together youth and adults from various backgrounds to create communications (YouYube videos, pamphlets, newsletters, facebook, blogs, etc…) for young people to inform them of their legal rights. This Committee formed in June 2010 and meets 1 – 2 times per month on a weekday evening at the JFCY…