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Recap: First Community Kitchen-Tuesdays at Hart House

By Yin Yot, CCP Work Study Student, ARW Project Leader Assistant The first community kitchen of the year was a powerful experience. This was the first one I had ever attended, and to be honest, I had no idea what to expect going into it. I walked in armed with a tupperware, a hair tie, and an… Continue reading Recap: First Community Kitchen-Tuesdays at Hart House

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The League of Lady Wrestlers

By Aubyn O'Grady With support from the University of Toronto Centre for Community Partnerships Community-Engaged Initiative Grant, The League of Lady Wrestlers (LOLW) founder Big Jody Mufferaw(AubynO’Grady) along with three other wrestlers: SHREEEEKA, The Stinker, and Helga Hysteria, visited the GLOW club on February 24, 2016 at the Rosedale Day School to present a wrestling… Continue reading The League of Lady Wrestlers

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#ShowMeYourID and A Crash-Course in Electoral Reform

Join the CCP for two great events over the next few weeks!! #ShowMeYourID March 30th from 630-830 at Innis Town Hall, come and join in a night of conversation surrounding the movement to end carding in the City of Toronto. With four amazing panelists, Akio Maroon, Chair of the Board of Directors at Maggie's Toronto Sex… Continue reading #ShowMeYourID and A Crash-Course in Electoral Reform

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Student Voices: ARW 2016

By Charmaine Nyakonda Arriving in Toronto on the 29th of August 2015 from Zimbabwe I was excited and curious about studying at the University of Toronto. Coming from a community service oriented International Baccalaureate Diploma program at a United World College I was eager to carry on participating in community projects and outreaches. I met… Continue reading Student Voices: ARW 2016

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Student Voices: UTM ARW and the CEI Grant

By Darren Clift Learning and fun… they go together splendidly! My partner, Hamna Awan, and I, along with six volunteer participants, worked on Board Game Tool Kits during our Alternative Reading Week project. Our community partner, Let’s Get Together, offers students and their parents programs, experiences and opportunities to enrich their education. We didn’t have… Continue reading Student Voices: UTM ARW and the CEI Grant

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Homelessness in Toronto: A week of awareness and education

Are you interested in building consciousness around homelessness in Toronto? March 15-18, the CCP in conjunction with W.A.T.C.H. and Helping Hands, will be hosting events around campus! March 15 8:30am: Supporting the soup kitchen at the Church of the Redeemer Meet at Koffler House – Main Lobby 5:30pm: Lowdown Tracks (2015) Screening Meet at Koffler… Continue reading Homelessness in Toronto: A week of awareness and education