While often imagined as "great equalizer," recent research affirms that students from mariginalized and racialized backgrounds are particularly affected by educational inequity. Nowhere is this more evident than Jane and Finch in northwest Toronto where Success Beyond Limits (SBL) has been working toward addressing these longstanding barriers. By employing the SBL Graduation Model - a combination of wrap around supports and mentoring throughout secondary school, SBL has worked toward addressing barriers marginalized students face in schooling.
This project takes a holistic and comprehensive analysis of all aspects of Success Beyond Limits (SBLâs) programming as well as their research and evaluation frameworks. Operating in a low-income and marginalized setting, youth that attend SBLâs programming find it difficult to find, secure and keep meaningful employment. This research will capture the experiences of those young people coming to SBLâs programs, identify the barriers they face with respect to employment and measure the impact of all of SBLâs programs.