Mission, Vision and Priorities
We collaborate with community partners, students, faculty, and staff to advance community-engaged learning and research through building community, enhancing capacity, and learning together.
Through community-engaged learning and research (CEL/R), we aim to cultivate communities that are rooted in reciprocity, equity, and solidarity and contribute to positive social change.
The Centre for Community Partnerships is a Centre of Excellence for community-engaged learning and research (CEL/R) at the University of Toronto. As a Centre of Excellence, we provide training, convene networks and communities of practice, develop resources, share knowledge and experience, and offer consultations to develop, deliver, and enhance CEL/R initiatives across the University.
As a Centre of Excellence, we gather and share knowledge, experiences, wise practices, and resources to support the development and delivery of inclusive and reciprocal CEL/R. This work is anchored in collaboration: we invite community partners, students, faculty, and staff to share their perspectives and expertise.
Opportunities to learn from, and share, knowledge, experiences, wise practices, and resources at the CCP include:
At the CCP, we bring people together for shared learning and reciprocal partnerships. We believe that facilitating opportunities for connection and collaboration moves us towards our vision of positive social change rooted in reciprocity, equity, and solidarity.
To create opportunities for connection and collaboration, we:
At the CCP, we work with community partners to co-create and co-deliver meaningful CEL/R programs for students from the St. George campus.
Opportunities to participate in CEL/R initiatives include: