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 (learn more and apply)
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...)
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...)
"The first time I saw myself as a leader was with my involvement with the Centre for Community Partnerships (CCP). The CCP takes students as shy as I was when I first came to UofT, and helps them grow into leaders." (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.