Centre for Community Partnerships


Welcome to the CCP!

The Centre for Community Partnerships was founded to develop, with community organizations, partnerships that are defined, sustainable and action-oriented for students on all three University of Toronto campuses.  These partnerships have a dual aim to build educational capacity within communities of the GTA and Peel regions, and to enhance and broaden student learning.  Through the establishment of academic and co-curricular service opportunities, students enhance their learning of the social, cultural, ethical, and political dimensions of civic life.


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Upcoming Events

Faculty Institute on Community-Engaged Learning

Join us on May 13th, 2015 for our Annual Faculty Institute as we explore how to align intention and action in Community-Engaged Learning.


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Respond to community identified needs and get experience in the City of Toronto!


You can:
  • Tutor & mentor youth
  • Work with children
  • Visit with seniors
  • Support literacy in the community 


Become an Alternative Reading Week Project Leader!

Project Leaders will work collaboratively to develop projects and train and lead teams of U of T students before and during Reading Week. The Project Leader helps to support student participants in achieving their learning goals while keeping the best interests of the community organization at the fore of their work in planning and development of projects.


Learn more & register here!


Applications due by April 20, 2015

In Focus

Follow The Student Experience: Alternative Reading Week Reflections!

Thank you to all the students, staff and community partners involved during our 2015 Alternative Reading Week! During the next two weeks we will be showcasing a reflection series that shares the stories and experiences of students during ARW 2015, on our blog. Follow the student experience and explore all the dynamic projects students participated in, this year!


Talking Walls: Student Voice Exhibition

Amidst the dim corridors of Hart House hung this exhibition organized by one of our very own, Jody Chan.


“Our hope is that students will see how important their voice becomes when they speak together with others who are sharing their experiences(...)

Planning for Change: Community Development in Practice

JPG 1812 Planning for Change: Community Development in Practice is a yearlong graduate course (September-April) that provides the unique opportunity to gain valuable practical experience as well as an introduction to research skills and analytical tools that connect critical theory to community development work. (Read more...)


Youth Mentorship Program – Reflection by Jovan Glenn

Prior to this school year I honestly had no idea what the Centre for Community Partnerships was. The first time I heard about the CCP was around the beginning of the school year, when a good friend of mine by the name of Yusuf, told me he was getting involved in a community project...(read more...)


Interested in Access and Success in Post-Secondary Education?

If you are a teacher, guidance counsellor, youth outreach worker or aspiring student interested in access to post-secondary education, visit Post Secondary is Possible.


Urban studies students make an impact in the community

"While teaching youngsters to create papier mâché figures, Samson Okungbowa learned his own valuable lesson during a recent service learning placement at Art City in Toronto’s St. Jamestown neighbourhood: he discovered the value of experiencing neighbourhoods firsthand." (Read full article...)