Youth radicalization leading to violence has become a growing fear among Canadians. Although Canada has suffered relatively fewer acts of violence, this fear has intensified and a de-radicalization strategy is needed in the Canadian context. Based on the research conducted by Haval Ahmad, a Burnaby School District Settlement Worker and a research affiliate with the Canadian Network for Research on Security and Society, social identity theory is used as a basic model for the presentation of a community collaboration approach to youth radicalization prevention and to de-radicalization efforts.
Haval Ahmad is currently completing his PhD in International Politics. His past and recent research has focused on child soldiering, social policy, international conflict, radicalization and de-radicalization. Through the Master of Arts in Human Security and Peacebuilding program at Royal Roads University, Haval completed research on youth de-radicalization in Canada, supervised by Dr. Kenneth Christie. Haval is employed as a Burnaby School District Settlement Worker and by the Vancouver Police Department in a crisis response/intervention capacity. Haval frequently appears on CBC representing Burnaby School District on issues pertaining to refugees in crisis, issues faced by students, and community and educational institutions' preparedness.
Hosted by Burnaby Together, Organizing Against Racism and Hate Community Table
This event will take place in 3rd Floor Large Community Room.This event is FREE to attend. Seats are limiited, so register now to ensure you have a spot.
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