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1 Empathy Toy filling important void
The Jewish Tribune, December 11, 2014, Rebeca Kuropatwa.
Designer Ilana Ben Ari: "Today, we need to focus on getting kids to understand what collaboration is"
2 Neuroscience of Bullying
Education blog by Cynthia Liu: New research shows being bullied has lasting detrimental effects on teenagers' brains.
3 Anti-Bullying Intervention at School
Health Promotion International June 2001; V. Stevens, I. De Bourdeaudhuij and P. Van Oost
4 Theatre project reaches out to youth
Article, The North York MIRROR by Fannie Sunshine; Toronto-based Mixed Company Theatre created a specialized piece to assist in the training of police officers assigned to the city's priority neighbourhoods in 12 and 31 Divisions to help improve community relations.
5 Conflict Resolution Programs in Schools
Source: ERIC Clearinghouse on Urban Education New York NY; Author: Morton Inger
6 POLICE: More schools to have officers as program expands
The North York Mirror, June 29, 2009, by Andrew Palamarchuk; Police Chief Bill Blair said the school resource officer program is making a difference. "We have seen significant reductions in crime," he said
7 Toronto Anti-Violence Intervention Strategy, July 8, 2009; Andrew Palamarchuk
8 Exit Strategy
U of T Alumni Magazine article, Fall 2009, by John Lorinc; This fall, the City of Toronto will test a U of T program that offers youths alternatives to gang life
9 "Plain old untrendy troubles and emotions"
The Guardian, article, September 20, 2008, by David Foster Wallace; Adapted from the commencement speech the author gave to a graduating class at Kenyon College, Ohio
10 "Is Life Getting Better?"
U of T Magazine article, Winter 2010, by Kurt Kleiner; "Moving beyond economic measures of well-being" - About the Canadian Index of Well-Being (CIW)