discrimination

May 18, 2017
This factsheet was produced by Office of the Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth. HERE IS A DESCRIPTION OF THIS FACTSHEET: This factsheet providea a statistical snapshot of the disproportionate representation of Black youth in Ontario's care systems including: youth justice, child welfare and special needs and mental health.
May 11, 2017
This report was published by the National Black Child Development Institute. HERE IS HOW THE PUBLISHER DESCRIBES THIS REPORT: NBCDI's State of the Black Child initiative is focused on creating resources that challenge the prevailing discourse about Black children-one which overemphasizes limitations and deficits and does not draw upon the considerable strengths, assets and resilience demonstrated by our children, families, and communities. The report is designed to address the needs of policymakers, advocates, principals, teachers, parents and others, by weaving together three elements:...
May 11, 2017
This report was published by the Ottawa Local Immigration Partnership and City for All Women Initiative. HERE IS HOW THE AUTHOR'S DESCRIBE THIS REPORT: Through eleven small group discussions, each led by experts from Ottawa’s Black communities, participants identified many shared concerns that have persisted over time. They put forward recommendations for addressing anti-Black racism in education, employment, social services (focusing on mental health and genderbased violence), policing (including courts and prisons), community and civic engagement, Islamophobia, and media representation. ...
March 20, 2017
This toolkit was published by The United Nations Association in Canada. HERE'S HOW THE AUTHORS DESCRIBE THIS TOOLKIT:This youth-developed anti-racism toolkit emerged from Youth Forums Against Racism that took place across Canada. The project was sponsored by the United Nations Association in Canada. The KIT has three sections, all addressing racism: information, tools, and resources. The Information section looks at current issues and key concepts in racism, and debunks a range of myths and misconceptions. The Tools section includes a wide range of interactive workshops for a variety of ages...
September 28, 2016
This infographic was created by The 519. HERE'S HOW THE AUTHORS DESCRIBE THIS INFOGRAPHIC:There are no recent studies that have measured LGBTQ2S youth homelessness on a national scale. Since this data collection remains limited, this infographic shares statistics from a Toronto-based count.
July 14, 2016
This report was published by the Logical Outcomes. HERE'S HOW THE AUTHORS DESCRIBE THIS REPORT:In the summer of 2014, LogicalOutcomes led a community-based research project called the Community Assessment of Police Practices (CAPP) to examine community satisfaction with the Toronto Police Service in 31 Division. The study took a participatory action research approach and engaged over 400 community members. The report was released in November, and its recommendations presented to the Toronto Police Services Board.  
June 14, 2016
YouthREX Research Summaries ask Just Six Questions of research publications on key youth issues. These summaries get at what the youth sector needs to know in two pages or less!     1. What was this research about?Incarceration is associated with many negative social and health outcomes, which are amplified and have a greater negative effect on young offenders. Rather than serve as a deterrent to criminal activity, previous research shows that incarceration increases the risk of young people to reoffend. Moreover, all demographics are not equally represented in the criminal justice system....
January 09, 2016
This study examines the widely accepted but under-studied proposition that the greater the cultural distance (CD) between home country and country of resettlement the greater the mental health risk for immigrant and refugee youth. The study also explores pathways through which CD, a macro-social stressor, might exert its mental health effect through meso-environmental stressors including poverty and discrimination, as well as micro-environmental familial stressors. Acculturation strategies and personal competencies are also examined as sources of resilience. The study sample consists of 2074...
November 23, 2015
This factsheet was created by the United Nations International Year of the Youth. This factsheet on children with disabilities provides a global snapshot of the key issues affecting the lives of children with disabilities and an overview of evidence currently available. It is not a comprehensive review, but rather is intended to provide a starting point for approaching policies and programmes that can make a difference in the lives of these children, their families and their communities. Knowledge and understanding of the barriers and challenges faced by children with disabilities is...
October 30, 2015
This video was produced by the First Nations Child and Family Caring Society. HERE'S HOW THE CREATORS DESCRIBE THIS VIDEO:From February 13-15, 2012, there was an appeal at the Federal Court in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, for the First Nations child welfare case. The complaint was filed to the Canadian Human Rights Commission in 2007 by the First Nations Child and Family Caring Society and the Assembly of First Nations against the Government of Canada alleging discrimination against First Nations children, youth and families living on reserves for providing less child welfare funding. Be a...