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Improved Discharge Planning Will Help Put an End to Prison Revolving Door for the Homeless
The issue of homelessness and prisoner re-entry deserves more political attention. Almost every prisoner will eventually be released back into the community. Therefore, it is important to improve discharge planning and ...
Street Youth Are Among the Most Victimized Populations in Canada
Compared to youth who have homes, street youth are much more likely to be victims of crime. Young homeless women are particularly vulnerable.
Street Youth Are More Likely Than Housed Youth to Be Victims of Crime
Being homeless exposes young people to dangerous people and places. It marginalizes youth and makes them more vulnerable to violence and victimization.
Homeless Youth Need More Than Low-Paying Employment to Succeed
Most homeless youth do not lack the motivation to work and do not prefer a criminal lifestyle to a law-abiding one. Homeless youth see deviant and criminal activities as a short term economic necessity for survival ...
Management' Policies Are Hurting the Nutrition of Homeless Youth in Toronto
Recent policies that claim to help homeless people are having a negative effect on their nutrition. Instead of helping homeless youth become independent and find their own income, the policies force youth to rely on limited ...
Successful Networking Can Lead to Usable Products and Learning for All
Networking can increase the usefulness of knowledge and inform the practices of all partners involved. These relationships can be kept through reciprocity and constant interaction between all stakeholders and researchers. ...
Knowledge Mobilization as Design: The Canadian Homelessness Research Network
Researchers do not have to rely on traditional approaches to academic publishing. With changing technologies knowledge mobilizers have an increasing variety of tools. Using ‘design thinking’ can lead to innovative approaches ...
Generating Social Change Through Community–Campus Collaboration
In this article, a qualitative case study approach was used to explore the changes that community–campus collaborations stimulate. The authors document the “processes of interaction” (Spaapen & van Drooge, 2011) through ...
Revealing the complexity of community campus interactions
(Canadian Journal of Higher Education, 2014)
In this paper, four qualitative case studies capture the complex interplay between the social and structural relations that shape community - academic partnerships. Collaborations begin as relationships among people. They ...
Surviving Crime and Violence: Street Youth and Victimization in Toronto
Any parent would be outraged if their child was exposed to violence and crime. Any community would consider this to be unacceptable. Should we be concerned about the risks that young people who are homeless face? In our ...