Research

CRC Consulting believes in spending time toward conducting and disseminating research. Below are links to our recent research articles.

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Multicultural Forum (2002)

This public forum commemorated the 30th anniversary of the Canadian Multiculturalism Policy. Community leaders from various ethnic and racial groups were invited to assess the challenges regarding multiculturalism in Edmonton and propose possible solutions and recommendations.

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Youth Against Racism (2001)

Focus group discussions with Alberta youth aged 13 – 27 generated considerable insights into the views of young adults regarding the causes, sources and expressions of racism. The findings were incorporated into a position paper presented by the Canadian government to the United Nations World Conference Against Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance.

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