Children and Youth

May 1, 2012
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, transsexual, queer and questioning (LGBTQ) youth are overrepresented in the homeless youth population. It has been estimated that approximately 25-40% of homeless...
Keywords: Article , Children and Youth, Homelessness, LGBTQ, All of Canada
March 13, 2012
The Revelstoke Community Social Development Committee puts together a Directory of Social Services for Revelstoke and Area (PDF). Check out their website for the most recent version.
Keywords: Online Resource , Children and Youth, Foodbanks and Food, Health, Housing, Seniors and Elders, social services, British Columbia, Services
February 21, 2012
Classroom teachers are front-line witnesses to the devastating impact of poverty on children in their communities. Amy Dash, a Home Economics teacher at Lakes District Secondary in Burns Lake, notes...
Keywords: Article , Children and Youth, Poverty Research, British Columbia
November 24, 2011
November 2011 marks 22 years since the House of Commons adopted an all-party resolution to end child poverty in Canada. Today, Campaign 2000 has released its 20th National Report Card on Child/Family...
Keywords: Article , Children and Youth, Poverty Research, All of Canada
November 15, 2011
Keywords: Article , Children and Youth, Poverty Research, British Columbia
Can I See Your ID?
November 10, 2011
The Homeless Hub has released a new report, "Can I See Your ID? The Policing of Youth Homelessness in Toronto" that shows that despite strong evidence that panhandling and squeegeeing have declined...
Keywords: Article , Children and Youth, Homelessness, Ontario
September 27, 2011
There are two sides to the debate over child poverty in British Columbia. According to the well-funded researchers at the Fraser Institute, the problem is exaggerated, but despite attempts such as...
Keywords: Article , Children and Youth, Education, Family, Poverty Research, British Columbia
August 5, 2011
Justice Education Society of BC and We Can BC have launched a program aiming to end violence against women and girls. They're looking for students to join their 'Youth Against Violence Team.' The...
Keywords: Article , Children and Youth, Violence, Women, British Columbia
June 15, 2011
This article compares heterosexual and sexual minority street-involved youth across a number of sociodemographic, risk and current mental health, victimization and delinquency measures with a...
Keywords: Online Resource , Children and Youth, Homelessness, LGBTQ, Women, Ontario, Reports and documents
June 15, 2011
This paper investigates the extent to which inequalities in parents' socioeconomic status affects young adult educational attainment. It finds no evidence that the gap in college completion has...
Keywords: Online Resource , Children and Youth, Education, Reports and documents, United States
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