Youth Mentorship Program – Reflection by Jovan Glenn

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 mane of Yusuf told me he […]

Student Voices: ARW Reflections from Ibrahim Alhaq

Project Name: Conversation Circles with Newcomers Community Agency: North York Community House Project Leader: Winnie Lieu Project Description: North York Community House is a dynamic neighbourhood centre offering innovative programs and services to newcomers & residents, helping build strong, healthy communities. Students will support their formal and informal language programs with newcomers at different language levels. They will facilitate […]

Student Voices: ARW Reflections from Yalda Mehran

Project Name: Video Creation Community Agency: Unison HCS Project Leader: Lorin Ouyang During the 2015 Alternative Reading Week, our team created a documentary/promotional video for Unison, Health and Community Services, which is a branch of Unison Organization on Keele Street. To be honest, I wasn’t sure how the work within the new environment and with new people would […]

Begin Again.

Sorry to disappoint but, this won’t be a blog post on T-Swift’s song. I felt incredibly inspired after seeing the photo on the left. We had taken it after our last combined ARW reflection back in February. The photo summed up my year working at the Centre for Community Partnerships (CCP) quite nicely. Yes, it’s […]

Student Voices: ARW Reflections from Kaylah and Jody

To cap off the final installation of this reflection series, I thought who better end it than these two amazing ladies who have dedicated countless hours and effort to put on an amazing ARW experience for all of us. They are walking, breathing, laughing, poking, dancing, and living warm fuzzies 🙂 Oh ARW, parting is […]

Student Voices: ARW Reflection from Chuan Liu

Project Name: Neighborhood Outreach Community Agency: Unison HCS Project Leader: Alice Pan & Tracy Pan Project Description: Unison delivers accessible and high quality health and community services to communities in Toronto. Students will be doing outreach in the Bathurst-Finch neighbourhood in small teams to connect with residents about the programs and services offered at the Bathurst-Finch Hub. Based […]

Student Voices: ARW Reflection from Victor Muthomi

 Project Name: Sneaker Drive Challenge Community Agency: Toronto Loves Kicks Project Leader: Angelica Alfonso Project Description: Toronto Loves Kicks uses Youth and Sneaker Culture to design and deliver community events, educational programs and creative opportunities for brands, institutions and organizations to engage a unique and substantial demographic. Students will support the Sneaker Drive Challenge, which has […]