Toronto hopes new project can help non-profits map, collect data on root causes of crime

Through a new $300,000 grant, the city is funding non-profits to elevate their use of data in community safety work

Why It Matters

Restorative justice – which looks to address the root causes of crime and violence – requires a multi-sector approach. Sharing data can enable this and uncover systemic barriers that marginalize communities.

The City of Toronto hopes that a new pot of funding for non-profits will help prevent violence in some of the city’s vulnerable neighbourhoods.

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