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Against the Odds: A profile of marginalized and street-involved youth in BC

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Brief Description: A study spanning 9 British Columbia communities, with findings based on surveys completed by street youth. Findings are focused on family relationships, school & work, physical and sexual health, as well as violence. The research provides a perspective of regular factors in the life of marginalized BC youth, and can be of assistance in guiding the development of comprehensive program and policy development suited towards current needs.

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Author: Smith, A, Saewyc, E, Albert, M, MacKay, L, Northcott, M, and The McCreary Centre Society (2007)

Organization Name: The McCreary Centre Society

Date Published: June 2007

Types of Activities: Research, Planning / policy development, Public education

Principal Clients: Youth

This listing was last updated on: June 6, 2007

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