Research and Resources

Amadeusz, in partnership with Humber College, The Laidlaw Foundation and The City of Toronto’s Toronto Youth Equity Strategy conducted research on ‘sparks’ for firearm possession among young people in Toronto. Refer to the links below for more information about our findings:

Summary of Research. (2018) Look at My Life: ‘Sparks’ for Firearm Possession Among Young People in Toronto. https://amadeusz.ca/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Firearm-Research-Summary-2.pdf

City of Toronto News Release re: Firearm Possession - July 20th, 2018

Other Publications

George, P., Gopal, TN., Woods, S. (2014). Look at my Life: Access to Education for the Remand Population in Ontario. Canadian Review of Social Policy, 70: 34-47. https://amadeusz.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Access-to-Education-for-the-Remand-Population-in-Ontario.pdf

Woods, S., Gopal, TN., George, P. (2018) Responding to Neoliberalism: The Case of the Look at my Life Project. Critical Social Work, 19 (2): 60-74. https://amadeusz.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Responding-to-Neoliberalism.pdf

Useful Tools

Amadeusz partnered with the City of Toronto's Toronto Youth Equity Strategy (TYES) to develop an education attainment toolkit that is designed to provide information and resources for youth most vulnerable to involvement in serious violence and crime.

Josh's Story:

Hear first-hand from a participant about the impact of our education program