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An incredible journey …

Written by Stephanie Wang What is the Center for Community Partnerships (CCP)? For me, it has been a home wherein I continuously found mentors, forged friendships and created fond memories. My CCP journey has been a whirlwind of self-discovery, redefining my understanding of my community, relationship-building and laughing till tears literally spilled from my eyes.… Continue reading An incredible journey …

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Spotlight on UofT Cressy Award Winner: Jody Chan

In September a brand new set of students will be joining the University of Toronto community. That is cause for celebration! In the next few posts we are going to share the experiences and insights of a few of our graduating students. These students have all been very involved with the University of Toronto and the… Continue reading Spotlight on UofT Cressy Award Winner: Jody Chan

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My Experiences with the CCP in First Year

Written by Vivian Ngo Thinking back, it was really exciting to start school at UofT. The beautiful campus was something that left me in awe. Exploring magnificent buildings, taking in the gorgeous outdoor spaces on campus, and that sense of freedom that comes with being in post-secondary truly was a thrill. As excited as I… Continue reading My Experiences with the CCP in First Year

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Spotlight on UofT Cressy Award Winner: Kaylah Krajnc

In September a brand new set of students will be joining the University of Toronto community. That is cause for celebration! In the next few posts we are going to share the experiences and insights of a few of our graduating students. These students have all been very involved with the University of Toronto and the… Continue reading Spotlight on UofT Cressy Award Winner: Kaylah Krajnc

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Student Voices: ARW Reflections from David Tweneboah

ARW is a great experience for those who are looking to make a change within the community. In doing the Redemption Reintegration Services program, I've learned interdependence is  something that should not be undervalued. It is extremely important to make individuals feel comfortable and a great way to do that is to provide them a… Continue reading Student Voices: ARW Reflections from David Tweneboah

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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… Continue reading Student Voices: ARW Reflections from Ibrahim Alhaq

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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… Continue reading Student Voices: ARW Reflections from Yalda Mehran

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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… Continue reading Begin Again.

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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… Continue reading Student Voices: ARW Reflections from Kaylah and Jody

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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… Continue reading Student Voices: ARW Reflection from Victor Muthomi