criminal victimization

Ontario Non-Profit Housing Association
April 30, 2014

Yesterday’s blog post on victimization by Bill O’Grady inspired me to create the below infographic. Providing safe and affordable housing is an important step in reducing the victimization of young people experiencing homelessness.

It is important to continue to challenge the...

York University
September 27, 2010

Would you be outraged if your child was exposed to violence?  Would your community consider this unacceptable? 

That’s what I thought.

Then why do we, as a society, tolerate this when it comes to homeless youth?

In 2009, Bill O’Grady and I interviewed 244 homeless youth in Toronto.  We asked them about their life on the streets and if they’d ever been a victim of crime.  What we found...

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