Online Resources - Children and youth

September 10, 2013
The Healthy Aboriginal Network creates posters, multimedia and comic books on health and social issues for and with indigenous youth. Check out their YouTube channel to see how they focus group-test...
Keywords: Art and Culture, Children and Youth, health, Indigenous, indigenous, literacy, native youth, wellness, British Columbia, Multimedia
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: Children and Youth, Education, Reports and documents, United States
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: Children and Youth, Homelessness, LGBTQ, Women, Ontario, Reports and documents
June 1, 2011
National Inuit Youth Council website gives youth and other visitors a chance to connect, open communications, raise awareness, hear what people think and feel and help each other. News, photos,...
Keywords: Children and Youth, Indigenous, inuit, Newfoundland, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Organizations, Québec
June 1, 2011
City Life/Vida Urbana is a community organization in Boston that has organized against evictions and for community controlled housing. They have long struggled for community control of local...
Keywords: Boston, Children and Youth, Ethnicity and Race, Homelessness, Housing, Human Rights, Immigrants and Refugees, Organizing, Tenants' Rights, Welfare, Women, Organizations, United States
June 1, 2011
Ontario Coalition for Better Child Care works for more access to quality child care, for more affordable child care and to improve child care services in Ontario.
Keywords: child care, Children and Youth, Family, Women, Ontario, Organizations
June 1, 2011
Meal Exchange empowers youth to take an active role in improving their local food system. A national registered charity since 1996, we provide youth volunteers with the knowledge, resources, and...
Keywords: Children and Youth, Foodbanks and Food, Ontario, Organizations
May 30, 2011
The BC Coalition of People with Disabilities (BCCPD) is working with Woodlands School survivors for their struggle for justice and compensation. Woodlands School was a provincial residential...
Keywords: Children and Youth, Disability, Indigenous, Mental Health, British Columbia, Campaigns and initiatives
May 30, 2011
Redwire Native Youth Media Society is a media and arts organization dedicated to Native youth expression.
Keywords: Children and Youth, Indigenous, Media, native youth, British Columbia, General resources
May 30, 2011
Poor News Network is a multi-media access project of POOR Magazine out of California, that is dedicated to reframing the news, issues and solutions from low and no income communities, as well as...
Keywords: Children and Youth, Indigenous, Media, Poverty Research, Seniors and Elders, Multimedia, United States
May 30, 2011
Campaign 2000 is a cross-Canada public education movement to build Canadian awareness and support for the 1989 all-party House of Commons resolution to end child poverty in Canada by the year 2000.
Keywords: Children and Youth, Poverty Research, Campaigns and initiatives, All of Canada
May 30, 2011
The purpose of Young Women Connect is to "connect" young women locally and nationally across Canada on the issues and actions towards eliminating racism, violence and poverty.
Keywords: Children and Youth, Organizing, Women, Organizations, All of Canada
May 30, 2011
National Alliance of Children and Youth is a network of more than 60 national organizations committed to improving the lives of children and youth in Canada.
Keywords: Children and Youth, Organizations, All of Canada
May 30, 2011
"Being an advocate does not mean you have to quit your job, write big checks or rush to Washington D.C. It also doesn't mean you have to know everything there is to know about learning disabilities...
Keywords: Children and Youth, Disability, Education, learning disabilities, Manuals and guides, United States
May 30, 2011
The Students Commission is the lead of The Centre of Excellence for Youth Engagement, which networks academics, youth organizations and young people together to provide research and training to...
Keywords: Children and Youth, Ethnicity and Race, Media, Violence, General resources, Ontario
May 29, 2011
Justice for Girls is a non-profit organization based in Vancouver promoting support, justice and equality for low income and street-involved teenage girls who have experienced violence. Justice for...
Keywords: Children and Youth, Violence, Women, British Columbia, Organizations
May 29, 2011
BC 211 is British Columbia's directory of community, social and government services. Available online or by dialling 211, where staff are available 24/7 to assist those looking for services.
Keywords: Children and Youth, Disability, Government Policy, Homelessness, Housing, Indigenous, Legal Aid, Mental Health, Seniors and Elders, Tenants' Rights, Unemployment, Violence, Welfare, Women, British Columbia, Manuals and guides
May 27, 2011
"The Saskatoon Downtown Youth Center Inc. (EGADZ) is a community based inter-agency organization that provides resources and actively supports services that empower youth at risk to help themselves...
Keywords: Children and Youth, Organizing, Organizations, Saskatchewan
May 25, 2011
The Alberta links section of Canadian Social Research provides a directory of resources on development, poverty, unemployment, and related topics.
Keywords: Children and Youth, Housing, Immigrants and Refugees, Welfare, Workers' Rights, Directories, Research and education
May 25, 2011
Malton Neighbourhood Services is a non-profit, community based organization in Ontario with over 25 years experience providing settlement and community support services. Their staff can offer...
Keywords: Children and Youth, Education, Family, Immigrants and Refugees, Malton, North Mississauga, Ontario, Organizations, Services
May 25, 2011
GYC advances human rights through cross-cultural programs for emerging leaders, focusing on post-genocide and post-violence countries. Global Youth Connect advances human rights by empowering young...
Keywords: Children and Youth, Human Rights, Organizations, International
May 19, 2011
The National Youth In Care Network is a national charitable organization driven by youth and alumni of care across Canada. The NYICN exists to voice the opinions and concerns of youth in and from...
Keywords: Children and Youth, Organizations, All of Canada
April 8, 2011
The British Columbia Teachers' Federation has created an antipoverty social justice action group to help support you in your work as teachers or social justice activists. One of their goals is to...
Keywords: Children and Youth, Education, Poverty Research, school, social justice, teachers, teaching, youth poverty, British Columbia, Manuals and guides, Research and education
April 6, 2011
First Call: BC Child & Youth Advocacy Coalition is a cross-sectoral, non-partisan coalition. Their mission is to mobilize British Columbians to work together to ensure children and youth have the...
Keywords: Children and Youth, children rights, youth advocacy, youth rights, British Columbia, Campaigns and initiatives
January 17, 2011
threeSOURCE is an information hub for Alberta's third sector. They collect publications for, by, and about nonprofits and social services in our province.
Keywords: Alberta, Children and Youth, Housing, non-profit, Poverty Research, social planning, social services, Workers' Rights, Directories, Gateways
January 7, 2011
MEDIA INDIGENA is an interactive, multimedia magazine dedicated to Indigenous news, views and creative expression. From the battlefield of politics and policy to the beauty of arts and culture, we...
Keywords: Art and Culture, Children and Youth, Indigenous, indigenous, Technology, Multimedia, All of Canada
November 25, 2010
The YWCA is seeing a growing number of mothers without legal status, many of whom have fled their relationships because of abuse. While trying to rebuild their lives and still adapting to a new...
Keywords: Children and Youth, Family, family law, family law, Immigrants and Refugees, immigration law, immigration law, immigration status, immigration status, Legal Info (PLEI), mothers, mothers, non-status, non-status, service providers, service providers, sponsorship, sponsorship, Women, British Columbia, Manuals and guides, Reports and documents
October 20, 2010
Westcoast LEAF has a site that reviews rights in the workplace and personal relationships for youth. It also reviews sources of rights (government, laws and the justice system) and what we can do if...
Keywords: Children and Youth, employment rights, employment rights, Human Rights, youth justice, youth justice, youth rights, youth rights, British Columbia, Factsheets and FAQs, Research and education
July 6, 2010
First Call has launched a new website to draw attention to the BC government's unacceptable child labour laws.
Keywords: child labour, Children and Youth, labour laws, Workers' Rights, British Columbia, Campaigns and initiatives
April 29, 2010
The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada has a mandate to learn the truth about what happened in the residential schools and to inform all Canadians about what happened in the schools. The...
Keywords: Children and Youth, Education, Indigenous, residential schools, residential schools, Organizations, All of Canada
March 25, 2010
The Violence Prevention Initiative of the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador reflects government’s commitment to addressing the problem of violence in this province. The Initiative is a six year...
Keywords: child abuse, Children and Youth, Disability, elder abuse, Seniors and Elders, Violence, violence against women, violence prevention, Women, Campaigns and initiatives, Newfoundland, Government information
March 16, 2010
The social justice initiatives of the BC Teachers' Federation focus on poverty, child and youth issues, race relations, gender equity, homophobia and heterosexism, bullying, environmental issues,...
Keywords: Children and Youth, Education, Ethnicity and Race, Human Rights, LGBTQ, Poverty Research, social justice, British Columbia, Campaigns and initiatives, Factsheets and FAQs
January 26, 2010
The Department of Culture and Heritage provides grant and contribution funding to non-profit community-based organizations, individuals, and municipal corporations who direct their efforts to the...
Keywords: Art and Culture, Children and Youth, community program funding, grants, Indigenous, Seniors and Elders, Government information, Nunavut
December 16, 2009
Toronto Youth Street Stories (TYSS) grew out of the Youth Pathways Project (YPP) conducted by researchers at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and the University of Toronto. A team of...
Keywords: art, Art and Culture, Children and Youth, Homelessness, stories, street-involved youth, Ontario, Multimedia, Reports and documents
October 20, 2009
The Justice Education Society has programs and resources aimed at making the justice system more accessible. There are resources, online learning tools, self-help tools and other hands-on educational...
Keywords: Children and Youth, Disability, Immigrants and Refugees, Indigenous, legal education, legal education, Legal Research, self help tools, British Columbia, Organizations, Programs and courses
June 19, 2009
YouthCO is a youth-driven organization that works within the HIV and HepC movement through peer education, support, and shared leadership. The organization works in youth communities most affected...
Keywords: Children and Youth, Education, Health, hepatitis C, HIV/AIDS, peer education, peer support, youth-driven, British Columbia, Organizations, Services
March 30, 2009
The Childcare Resource and Research Unit (CRRU) is a policy and research oriented facility that focuses on early childhood education and child care (ECEC) and family policy in Canada and...
Keywords: Children and Youth, Family, Women, General resources
December 4, 2008
The Social Planning Network of Ontario (SPNO) is a coalition of social planning councils (SPC), community development councils (CDC), resource centres, and planning committees located in various...
Keywords: Children and Youth, Education, Ethnicity and Race, Family, Government Policy, Health, Housing, Immigrants and Refugees, Indigenous, Organizing, Poverty Research, social planning, General resources, Ontario