JFCY Job Posting: Litigation Staff Lawyer – Full time Permanent Position

Justice for Children and Youth works to protect and advance the legal rights and dignity of children and youth. We are a specialty clinic funded primarily by Legal Aid Ontario, and one of the only organizations in Canada focused exclusively on the legal practice of child and youth rights across a range of legal subjects.…

JFCY Job Posting – Litigation Staff Lawyer – Fulltime Permanent Position

Justice for Children and Youth works to protect and advance the legal rights and dignity of children and youth. We are a specialty clinic funded primarily by Legal Aid Ontario, and one of the only organizations in Canada focused exclusively on the legal practice of child and youth rights across a range of legal subjects.…

Justice for Children and Youth and Asper Centre organize youth consultations for legal challenge to Canada’s voting age

  News Release:   Toronto, November 14, 2019 — In partnership with several child rights organizations, Justice for Children and Youth (JFCY) and the David Asper Centre for Constitutional Rights (Asper Centre) have secured case development funding from the Court Challenges Program, which helps finance cases of national significance related to constitutional human rights issues.…

JFCY letter to TDSB in support of ending the SRO Program

JFCY supports the end of TDSB’s SRO Program; below is our letter to the Trustees. November 20, 2017 Via email to ALL TRUSTEES of the Toronto District School Board Dear Trustees: Re: School Resource Officer (SRO) Program We are writing to express our opposition to the SRO program and to support calls for its immediate cancellation.…

Join JFCY’s Board of Directors – Oct 13th deadline

Board Director The legal clinic Justice for Children and Youth is seeking two dynamic volunteers to join our Board of Directors. Who we are: Justice for Children and Youth is a child rights organization and a non-profit legal clinic. We provide select legal representation to low-income children and youth in Ontario. Our clients face conflicts…

Volunteers sought for JFCY’s Development and Fundraising Committee

Justice for Children and Youth is seeking dynamic volunteers to join our Development and Fundraising Committee. Qualifications: We are seeking potential volunteer committee members with expertise and skills in one or a combination of: Fundraising and Event Planning Marketing, Publicity, and/or Communications Information technology, including networks, servers, mailing lists, social media, database management and website…

Pièce de théâtre à ottawa: La Cyberagression à caractère sexuel chez les jeunes

Description:  La cyberagression à caractère sexuel est un phénomène grandissant et alarmant! Cette pièce de théâtre reflète la réalité des jeunes et nous offre des solutions concrètes pour prévenir, sensibiliser et aider les victimes. Saviez-vous que 40% des filles nous ont indiqué avoir été victime d’une forme de cyberagression sexuelle? Partage de photos, sextortion, supercherie,…

JFCY’s Annual Report for 2016

Dear Friends and Supporters, JFCY hosted our 38th AGM last Thursday evening; also in attendance were other clinic staff from our new co-location and David Field, the President and CEO of Legal Aid Ontario. At the AGM, we presented parts of our 2016 Annual Report. I wish to highlight the dedication, resilience and effort of…

Youth Justice Forum hosted by Northumberland Community Legal Centre & JFCY

JFCY is partnering with the Northumberland Community Legal Centre to present their 14th Annual Justice Forum, with a focus on Youth Justice. Date and Time: Thursday November 24, 2016, 2:00 – 5:00 pm Location: Cobourg Community Centre, 750 D’Arcy Street, Cobourg, Ontario K9A 0G1 RSVP by Friday November 18th to: 905-373-4464 or nasird@lao.on.ca Click on poster to download:

JFCY invites you to our AGM

JFCY’s Annual General Meeting Thursday November 3, 2016, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Join us for a Wine & Cheese social to showcase our new space. 55 University Avenue, 15th Floor, Toronto, Ontario 416-920-1633 Download the Notice: JFCY AGM