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    community action projects.

    Engage with a community partner for a semester or the year.
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    alternative reading week.

    Collaborate on a 3-day community project in one of Toronto’s diverse communities.
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    community-engaged learning courses.

    Connect your learning to the community and get academic credit.
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    community day events.

    Participate in one day community-based activities.


Urban Studies professor Shauna Brail

Faculty Spotlight: Forging stronger links

Urban Studies professor Shauna Brail, an innovative instructor of community-engaged learning courses, has been appointed a presidential advisor on urban engagement.

giving a presentation

Community Partners Spotlight: From pen to pulpit

Maggie Helwig driven by passion for social justice. Maggie Helwig (Stephen-in-the-Fields Anglican Church) has been a community partner who has supervised students in community-engaged learning courses such as NEW342, HMB443 and POL494.

Three female students painting art on a wall

Student Spotlight: Experience reflections

U of T students share what they learned this year in their community-engaged learning experiences on the CCP blog.



Students talking to one another in a classroom

Connect life to learning

Take a class that involves a community placement that addresses a goal identified by a community agency and applies to your course content.


3rd August 2015
University student and little kid doing a high 5


Do you enjoy working with young children? Do you like reading and telling children's stories? Apply now to become a FROM 3 TO 3 Classroom Volunteer.

3rd August 2015
Kids at Portage Trail Community School

Youth Mentorship Program

Help support students at Portage Trail Community School as they think about what it means to be a leader in their community.

3rd August 2015

FROM 3 TO 3™ Volunteer Tutoring

Do you enjoy working with young children? Do you like reading and telling children's stories? If so, then this volunteer opportunity might be of interest to you. The Centre for Community Partnerships is seeking volunteer tutors to take part in a project entitled FROM 3 TO 3™. Volunteer tutors receive training and are supported throughout the duration of the project. We are interested in students from across all faculties and departments and encourage students from any year of study to consider becoming involved.

Images in slideshow by Michelle Gibson Photography.

student reading a storybook to children