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Research and consultation provide an opportunity to understand more about the social context and root causes of racism while also generating insights into potential opportunities and solutions. 

CRC dedicates a proportion of its human resources and grant funding toward conducting and disseminating research.

Key research and consultation initiatives and projects include the following:


Aboriginal Fathers Love their Children Too!  Research Report

This study of Indigenous fathers and grandfathers who had children involved with child and family services, was conducted in 2014 for Creating Hope Society, a group in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada that has worked for many years to improve the ways that this system interacts with Aboriginal families.

Aboriginal Fathers Love their Children Too!  Research Report


Alberta Hate/Bias Crime Report

Hate Crimes: What you should know and what you can do!


Anti-Racism Education in Canada: Best Practices

This new report provides a summary of best practices as well as examples of current initiatives in anti-racism education in Canadian cities. Districts have a diverse set of programs, documents and resources; as well as expert staff which the report draws upon and summarizes. Useful for any teacher, administrator, or individual interested in promoting equitable teaching and learning. CRC completed the research as part of their work to assist schools in developing action plans tied to their anti-racism policies.  The 29 page report, includes a research summary, literature review for implementing policies, and conclusions on the benefits of anti-racism education as a whole-district initiative.

Anti-Racism Education in Canada: Best Practices


A Review of Crime Risk Factors and Community-based Prevention Strategies for Somali-Canadians in Edmonton, Alberta

A Critical Discourse Systematic Literature Review of Factors Associated with Crime and Migration to Inform the Somali-Canadians Communities of Edmonton about the Discourse and Community-based Crime Prevention Strategies in Canada, the USA, Australia, and the EU.

A Review of Crime Risk Factors and Community-based Prevention Strategies for Somali-Canadians in Edmonton, Alberta


Challenges Faced by Visible Minority Teachers in Six Alberta Districts (2007)

This research provides direct insight into the challenges faced by 12 visible minority and Metis teachers in Alberta. Direct quotes by participants make this a very powerful statement with significant repercussions for Alberta school districts. 

Challenges Faced by Visible Minority Teachers in Six Alberta Districts (2007)


Equity in Edmonton Schools (2004) 

This qualitative/quantitative study examines racial equity within the Edmonton Public, Catholic and Francophone school systems.  Findings include a widespread variation in the degree and consequences of discrimination, individual and systemic racism, and culturally inclusive learning environments.

Overview

Full Report

Literature Review Summary 

Literature Review


Research Plenum on Race Relations: Alberta Experiences and Prospects for Change (2003)

This two-day forum brought together researchers, policymakers and practitioners to share their research outcomes and action plans related to race relations.  A critical theme throughout was the importance of community partnerships and collaboration in addressing racism.

Summary

Report


September 11 Research Report (2002)

This report relies on a literature review and consultations with the general public and ethno-cultural groups to identify the issues, concerns and experiences in the aftermath of September 11.  The project explores the scope and nature of bias following the September 11 events and their impact on specific ethno-cultural and religious groups, including Arabs, Muslims, East Asians, and other racial minorities.

Full Report



 
 

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