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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Respond to community identified needs and get experience in the City of Toronto
- tutor and mentor youth
- work with children
- visit with seniors
- support literacy in the community
This network of dedicated leaders from diverse student groups committed to community in their work meets throughout the year and supports each other's work in other ways. To find out more about it, click here!
Building a better Toronto: Alternative Reading Week
While some university students spent Reading Week hitting the books or hitting the sack, hundreds of University of Toronto students were busy hitting nails on the head – or painting murals and running science workshops for elementary school kids, as part of the Alternative Reading Week Days of Service program (ARW). (Read more...)
Blog post: Adventures in Toronto
On Friday, November 8, a group of 17 intrepid Alternative Reading Week Project Leaders journeyed together (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.