The Community Healing Project for Crime Prevention and Intervention takes a trauma-informed and peer-based approach to addressing the impact of exposure to community violence on youth.
The City of Toronto partners with community agencies to address root causes of youth violence and gang involvement by supporting the development of young people’s mental health literacy and resiliency to trauma, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and hypersensitive flight or fight responses developed due to community violence.
As part of the National Crime Prevention Community Healing Project, the City of Toronto will engage nine Torontonians as part of the Community Healing Project Advisory (“CHPA”). The purpose of the CHPA is to guide the National Crime Prevention Community Healing Project. Over the course of their term, advisory members will work together to provide oversight, monitoring and evaluation to guide and support project implementation. The CHPA will be supported by City of Toronto and project staff in their function.
Through direct and ongoing engagement with the Community Healing Project, the CHPA will:
Applicants must have at least one of the following:
The deadline to apply was Wednesday, March 6, 2019.
You will be contacted by March 15, 2019 if you have been selected for further consideration, which may include an interview.
Final decisions will be made by March 26, 2019 and successful applicants will be notified via email.
The membership of the CHPA will consist of nine Torontonians of with diverse lived experience. In selecting members for the advisory, consideration will be given to ensure representation from:
All CHPA members will commit to: