SASI Funding – Crime Reduction Research Program (CRRP)

The SASI is pleased to announce that it has successfully signed a contract with the Crime Reduction Research Program for a grant titled “Responses to Gang-related Violence and Issues Amongst South Asian Youth.”

Beginning in 2017, the British Columbia Crime Reduction Research Program (CRRP) is a joint-research model which includes representation from the  Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor GeneralRoyal Canadian Mounted Police in B.C. and Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit of B.C. (CFSEU-BC).

The work is part of work of the SASI South Asian Fellowship Research Endowment Program.

Three new appointed Fellows will start the work under this project starting in April 2020. This work is connected to the annual “Building Bridges Community Golf Tournament,” which began in 2018 by co-founders and SASI Community Advisory Committee Members Dr. Dhami and Dr. Bajwa.