Legal Advocacy Program
Legal Support Worker
250-847-5211 Ext: 210
Jack Milliken has a passion for hiking and exploring the outdoors, as well as protecting and advocating for the health and prosperity of people and the natural environment. Jack has pursued these interests through post-secondary education, completing a Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Studies and Sociology at the University of Victoria. During his time studying there, on the unceded territories of the lək̓ʷəŋən Peoples of the Esquimalt, Songhees, and WSANEC Nations, Jack has also worked to foster his understanding of Indigenous sovereignty and decolonization.
Jack is of white-settler European descent, born in British Columbia and spent most of his time as a child and teenager growing up on the Northern end of Vancouver Island, in towns Sayward and Campbell River, which are the traditional territories of the K’omoks, We Wai Kai and Wei Wai Kum First Nations.
Joining Dze L K’ant in October 2022, Jack is grateful to be living on the unceded lands of the Witsuwit’en Nations and excited to serve the community through the organization’s Legal Advocacy program.
The Legal Support Program is Poverty Law based. This includes legal problems that result from housing, income or food security. The Legal Support Program provides advocacy, information and referrals for the following Poverty Law Matters:
- Income Assistance (welfare)
- Government pensions
- Child Tax Benefit issues
- Employment standards
- WorkSafeBC BC