Quarterly Policy Briefs

QUARTER ONE - WINTER 2021
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Quarter One - 1.0 | Mental Health in Black CommunitiesMarch 1, 2021

CBPN has released the first brief as part of the Network's collection of Quarterly Policy Briefs in time to celebrate Black Mental Health Day.

This policy brief summaries the affects of mental health on Black community members, while also providing insights on how governments and regulators can address these issues to achieve positive impacts and sustainable results.


CONTRIBUTORS:

Deborah Baiden, Director of Research and Policy, Canadian Black Policy Network

Nakema Rae McManamna, Director of Research and Policy, Canadian Black Policy Network

Paul Bailey, Urban Planner and Interim Executive Director, Black Health Alliance

Asante Haughton, Mental Health Advocate / Consultant and 2-time TEDx Speaker

Fortune Ibare-Jones, Communications and Fundraising Specialist, Breakaway Community
 
QUARTER TWO - SPRING 2021
Quarter Two - 1.0 | Criminal Justice & Black Communities | June 18, 2021

The Network is pleased to share our second Quarterly Policy Brief, which focuses on the ways in which the heightened awareness of anti-Black racism can be used to mobilize concrete change in the Canadian criminal justice system. The brief presents concrete, evidence-based solutions that can be used to overcome the issue of anti-Black racism in Canada’s justice system.


CONTRIBUTORS:

Nakema Rae McManamna, Director of Research and Policy, Canadian Black Policy Network

Ninnera Channer, Executive Policy Advisor, Canadian Black Policy Network 

Deborah Baiden, Director of Research and Policy, Canadian Black Policy Network


 
QUARTER THREE - SUMMER 2021
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QUARTER FOUR - FALL 2021
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