Community Agency Partnerships: Best Practices for the Creation of Healthy Communities

Research Area(s): Social Innovation, User Experience Design | Funder: NSERC | Program: CCSIF
PI Name: Ann Corbold | Faculty/Department: Faculty of Social & Community Services

Humber College in partnership with John Howard Society of Saskatchewan and Street Culture Project Inc. will be examining the characteristics of effective community agency partnership networks. Community Agency Partnerships: Best Practices for the Creation of Healthy Communities, will analyze an existing community agency partnership network to identify best practices in creating and maintaining these types of partnerships. Additionally, the study will evaluate existing programs aimed at youth 15 - 29 who are involved with the criminal justice system, or at risk of becoming involved, to determine whether they meet agency commitment to being trauma informed, culturally sensitive, free from systemic racism, and aligned with agency commitment to reconciliation. The overarching objective of this project is to help reduce youth crime, particularly QanQ violence, in Canada