Awards & Achievements
The Law Courts Education Society has gained national and international acclaim for innovative experiential (hands-on) learning about the justice system. Over the past two decades, our visionary, inclusive justice system education has achieved world renown.
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- In 2005, we received an Honorable Mention from the National Association for Court Management as part of its Justice Achievement Awards. The Society received this honour for the On Trial: Air India Trial project.
- In 2003, Annette Russell from our Northern Region was awarded the Golden Eagle Feather for helping to find Aboriginal solutions for crime prevention and community issues. The award was signed by the Deputy National Chief of the Tsilqhot’in Nation.
- In 2000, we received an award from the British Columbia Crime Prevention Association (BCCPA) for our ICBC Auto Crime Prevention Program.
- In 1999, we won the Irwin Cantor Award for Innovative Programming from the National Association of Family and Conciliation Courts. The Society received this award for pioneering work in developing culturally adapted Parenting after Separation programs for the Chinese and South Asian communities.
- We are the only Canadian organization to have won the Justice Achievement Award. This is the highest public service honour given by the United States National Association for Court Administration. The Society has won this award two times; in 1993 for groundbreaking outreach education with immigrants and in 1995 for our innovative curriculum, First Nations Journeys of Justice.