racial profiling

March 20, 2017
This report was published by the Government of Ontario. HERE IS A SUMMARY OF THE REPORT:Through document research, specialist presentations, focus groups, and other community meetings, the Commission made its final report on systemic racism in the justice system. The report describes perceptions, background information, and real statistics that come together to give a complete picture of systemic racism. The report includes a diagramatic flow chart of the Ontario criminal justice process. The contents deal with prison admission, pre-trial imprisonment, charge management, court dynamics,...
December 09, 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?This research explores how racial discrimination impacts relations between police and minority youth.  Racial profiling has negative consequences, both material and psychological, for people who experience this form of discrimination. While youth of colour are more likely to be stopped by police than adults of colour, and have negative perceptions of police, there are few studies...
January 02, 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?The Francophone community in Ontario is becoming increasingly diverse, comprised of French speakers from many parts of the world. In Ontario, racialized Francophones are younger than non-racialized Francophones. This research examines issues that Black Francophone youth experience as newcomers to Canadian society. In the process of integration, these young newcomers encounter...
October 30, 2015
This video was produced by the Children's Aid Foundation. HERE'S HOW THE CREATORS DESCRIBE THIS VIDEO:As a young teen Jamil Jivani would never have imagined himself as a graduate of Yale Law School or articling with Torys LLP. As a teen he struggled in school and was frequently stopped by police and security guards because of his ethnic profile. Police profiling, particularly as it was related to black youth led to him founding the Policing Literacy Initiative. His five14 talk is titled Optimism when Confronting Inequality.
September 30, 2015
This factsheet was developed by the African American Policy Forum The state of Black girls and women in the United States is dire - and often overlooked. To help spread awareness of the economic, educational and social obstacles Black women face, the African American Policy Forum have put together a list of facts about Black girls and women.  Here's a sneak peak of what you can find in this factsheet: Homicide Rates: In 2010, the homicide rate among Black girls and women ages 10- 24 was higher than for any other group of females, and higher than white and Asian men as well. The rate of...
September 30, 2015
This report was published by Commission Des Droits De La Personne Et Des Droits De La Jeunesse. HERE'S HOW THE AUTHORS DESCRIBE THIS REPORT: The mission of the Commission des droits de la personne et des droits de la jeunesse (the Commission) is to ensure the promotion and respect of the principles set out in the Charter of Human Rights and Freedoms, a quasi-constitutional law. The Commission is specifically mandated to ensure that Québec’s laws, by-laws, standards and institutional practices, both public and private, comply with the Charter, which prohibits discrimination based on “race”,...