The partners of Raven, Cameron, Ballantyne & Yazbeck are pleased to announce the selection of the successful 2017 Raven, Cameron, Ballantyne & Yazbeck Human Rights/Social Justice Internship candidates, Megan Fultz and Emily Cumbaa. Both Megan and Emily are in the second year of their studies at the University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law. We congratulate Megan and Emily on their achievement and look forward to working with them this summer when the internship takes place.
This is the twelfth consecutive year that our firm has offered this Human Rights/Social Justice internship. Every summer, we provide paid employment to a student from the University of Ottawa Law School with placements in our firm and two social justice or human rights organizations. This year, Megan and Emily will be working with the Feminist Alliance for International Action (FAFIA) and the Economic and Social Council of Ottawa-Carleton. Previous placements for our internship have included the Workers’ History Museum, International Development Research Centre, EGALE Canada, Amnesty International, the Ottawa Coalition to End Violence Against Women, the Council of Canadians, REACH Canada, National Educational Association of Disabled Students and many other organizations which provide significant contributions in the areas of social justice and human rights.