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John Stanfield
Abstract This is an essay about the racialized conventional wisdoms and the academic traditions that impede the ability of social scientists to adequately explain and evaluate the colorization of the life worlds around them,...
Greg Sauer
Topic areas that will be covered in the following text include a City of Ottawa affordable housing primer, followed by policies in support of affordable housing. This latter section includes a discussion of land acquisition and dedication;...
Lorne Sossin
This article argues that successfully addressing social problems such as homelessness requires that the vast and often hidden discretion afforded public officials be exposed, rehabilitated, and expanded. A more proactive bureaucratic role in...
Many different terms are used to describe young people who are homeless, including street youth, street kids, runaways, homeless youth, etc. Youth homelessness refers to young people who are living independently of parents and/or caregivers, and...
Many different terms are used to describe young people who are homeless, including street youth, street kids, runaways, homeless youth, etc. Youth homelessness refers to young people who are living independently of parents and/or caregivers, and...
“The framework of social enterprise is often described as ‘people, planet and prosperity’ – social benefits and sustainable practices supported by entrepreneurial activities” (LOFT Youth Centre for Social Enterprise and Innovation). To date, there...
In Coming of Age: Reimagining the Response to Youth Homelessness in Canada, Dr. Stephen Gaetz argues that ending youth homelessness is not simply assuming that youth will never need emergency services again, but rather that we develop strategies to...
How do you know your community is ready to undertake a large-scale initiative to end youth homelessness?  Given that ending youth homelessness is a collective impact endeavour, your group can benefit from a readiness assessment to identify deficits...
It is essential to meaningfully involve youth throughout the development of your plan. Create a youth engagement strategy at the outset of the process and engage youth from planning through implementation. As the real experts on their experiences,...
Prioritize engagement with the following government departments and system partners. Note that depending on your local community, the departments will differ and the functions may be delivered through varying levels of governments. You should ensure...
Mónica Ramos-Mejíaa, Maria-Laura Franco-Garciaa, Juan M. Jauregui-Beckerb
The transitions to sustainability approach has proved to be useful for academics, policy makers and practitioners to understand and promote socio-technical transformations, often aiming at climate change alternatives in European countries. However,...
Vanessa Peter
In November–December 2015, the state of Tamil Nadu in southern India was impacted by severe floods. The District of Chennai was one of the worst affected in the destructive deluge. Those residing on the banks of Cooum and Adyar Rivers, which house...