Top Ten Issues for Black Youth and Their Families
This factsheet was created by YouthREX.
The content for this factsheet was taken from Doing Right Together for Black Youth: What We Learned from the Community Engagement Sessions for the Ontario Black Youth Action Plan.
Between March and July 2017, Ontario’s Ministry of Children and Youth Services (MCYS) conducted 15 community engagement sessions to inform the Ontario Black Youth Action Plan. Over 1500 community members participated in the engagement sessions. The MCYS shared anonymized data (without any identifying personal information) captured at these community engagement sessions, as well as written submissions, with YouthREX to analyze, interpet, and summarize.
This factsheet summarizes the top ten issues affecting Black youth and their families from this analysis.