The partners of Raven, Cameron, Ballantyne & Yazbeck are pleased to announce the selection of the successful 2015 Raven, Cameron, Ballantyne & Yazbeck Human Rights/Social Justice Internship candidate, Jacob Saltiel. Jacob is in his second year of studies at the University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law. Jacob has had excellent experience in Access to Justice issues as well as issues concerning refugee rights. He currently serves as Vice-Chair of the Canadian Association of Refugee Lawyers, uOttawa Chapter and is an assistant editor with the Ottawa Law Review. We congratulate Jacob on his achievement and look forward to working with him this summer when the internship takes place.
This is the tenth 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, Jacob will be working with the Workers History Museum and with the Broadbent Institute. Previous placements for our internship have included the International Development Research Centre, EGALE Canada, Amnesty International, the Ottawa Coalition to End Violence Against Women, the Council of Canadians, REACH Canada, and many other organizations which provide significant contributions in the areas of social justice and human rights.