Needs Assessment: Somali Adolescents in the Process of Adjustment: Toronto 2001
Toronto, Ontario: Children's Aid Society of Toronto
August 2001, 36 pages
This 36-page report discusses the results of a needs assessment of Somali adolescents in Toronto, summarizing concerns regarding: pre-migration stressors; racism/discrimination; education; negotiating identities between two cultures; intergenerational conflict; post-migration stressors; gender-related issues; local vs. city-wide issues; religion; and strengths brought to the acculturation process. The report includes a summary of themes from Somali youth focus groups and concludes with recommendations for future action.