Support families of Black homicide victims
The CRIB is improving the mental, physical, and spiritual health of Black communities disproportionately affected by homicide.
In Canada, one-third of homicide victims are visible minorities, 44 per cent of whom are Black—even though Black people make up only 3.4 per cent of the Canadian population. And yet the impact on surviving family members and friends is under-researched, leaving us with little evidence to develop interventions that support survivors—and leaving Black communities at risk of further harm to their health and well-being. To close this gap, the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work (FIFSW) at the University of Toronto has launched The CRIB—the Centre for Research & Innovation for Black Survivors of Homicide Victims.