Archive for the African Canadian Families Category

Changing the Child Welfare System for African Canadians – Project Update

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One Vision One Voice: Changing the Child Welfare System for African Canadians is a project of the African Canadian community, funded by the Ontario Ministry of Children and Youth Services through OACAS. Phase 1, the research phase of the project, is well underway. The consultation sessions will hear from […]

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Changing the child welfare field for African-Canadians

One Vision One Voice: Changing the Child Welfare Field for African Canadians is a project of the African Canadian community, funded by the Ontario Ministry of Children and Youth Services, through OACAS. The project is guided by a Steering Committee of individuals and agency representatives from the […]

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A New Beginning

OACAS project manager Kike Ojo discusses African Canadian families in Ontario child welfare. OACAS has launched a new project to address service outcomes and disproportionality for African Canadian families in child welfare. Kike Ojo is the project manager of the Practice Framework “Serving the African Canadian Community”. […]

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OACAS Summary & Highlights of the 2nd Annual African Canadian Summit

Summary: The second annual African Canadian Summit that was held April 29, 2015, provided a stark reminder of how hundreds of years of systemic racism in Canada has impacted the African-Canadian community and has led to a crisis point. The Summit, hosted by the African-Canadian Legal Clinic […]

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