2010 - Healthy Development of Children & Youth

  • MORE THAN SNACKS: Background Report for No Child Leaves School Hungry: Developing Hamilton’s Approach to a Universal, School-based Nutrition Program

    Published: December 2010

    The Hamilton Community Foundation engaged the SPRC to prepare this report to give an overview of the history of Student Nutrition Programs in Hamilton, how they operate as well as their strengths and the challenges they face. This report will be an aid for developing new strategies for addressing student hunger and a universal student nutrition program.

    Funded by: Hamilton Community Foundation
  • Demographic Profile of HWCDSB Elementary School Catchment Areas

    Published: October 2010

    In 2010, the Hamilton-Wentworth Catholic District School Board requested the help of the SPRC to review demographic data with an aim to update the Equal Opportunities Program with newer data and give a basis for the committee to re-examine which schools should be part of the program. This report communicates the results of the analysis conducted.

    Community Partner: Hamilton-Wentworth Catholic District School Board
    Funded by: Ontario Trillium Foundation
  • Urban Arts Initiative

    Published: August 2010

    This report is a summary of all information collected for the Urban Arts Initiative consultation. The Urban Arts Initiative met for almost two years to better plan for arts opportunities with and for at-risk youth in the Hamilton community. The report describes the current literature on at-risk youth and the arts, identifies good models of practices, maps out the local opportunities and describes the advice and input solicited from community partners and young people. The report concludes with a recommendation for next steps for the steering committee.

    Funded by: The Urban Arts Initiative Steering Committee
  • Hamilton Community Action Program for Children Evaluation Report

    Published: March 2010

    The Hamilton Community Action Program for Children (CAPC) is a national project with each province developing its own set of priorities and guidelines. In Ontario, there are ninety-two CAPC programs currently operating. This report is an evaluation of the Hamilton CAPC project for the April 2008 to March 2010 time period.

    Funded by: Public Health Agency of Canada
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