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
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… Continue reading Youth Mentorship Program – Reflection by Jovan Glenn
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… Continue reading Student Voices: ARW Reflection from Chuan Liu
Project Name: 'It's New to Me' Community Agency: Dress for Success Project Leader: Sara Park Project Description: Dress for Success Toronto is operated by the Live to Give Relief Organization. The mission of Dress for Success Toronto is to promote the economic independence of women by providing professional attire, a network of support and the career… Continue reading Student Voices: ARW Reflection from Andrea Llanes
Project Name: Mural Painting Community Agency: Stanchester Eco Pirates Project Leader/s: Kacy Lin & Jueun (Sara) Park Project Description: Eco Pirates works with THE BIKE BANK, who re-vamp used bikes and give them to the Eco Pirates (kids) in need of a bike. Bikes are environmentally friendly and fit well with the Eco Pirates mandate. This year the… Continue reading Student Voices: ARW Reflection from Lingxiao Zeng
First and foremost, thank you again for all the students, staff and community partners involved during our 2015 Alternative Reading Week! This student voices reflection series showcases the stories and experiences of students and reflects on what makes community strong. Enjoy! Project Name: Conversation Circles with Newcomers Community Agency: North York Community House Project Leader: Winnie Lieu Project… Continue reading Student Voices: ARW Student Reflection Series
Going to campus on a regular day at 9:30 in the morning is hard enough, try doing it during reading week! ARW project leaders, volunteers and staff members are making this happen as Alternative Reading Week 2015 starts tomorrow! After months of training, planning and coordinating with our community partners, I'm sure it's safe to… Continue reading ARW Starts TOMORROW!
It has been four weeks since I began volunteering at my school’s From 3 to 3 program. I have managed to settle in quite easily thanks to the wonderful group of kids in my class. However, I did have a bit of a rough start. The first day I walked into the classroom the teacher was on… Continue reading Story Time with Aneel Sampat, From 3 to 3
Come and join us on Friday, Nov. 28th 10am-12pm (noon) at Wilson Hall Lounge for the Community Engaged Learning Project Showcase featuring students and their projects taking HMB473H Exercise and Mental Health!! Learn about how students are making connections with the community and helping promote mental and physical health!!
Registration is on Thursday, Nov. 20th! Click on the link below to watch our PowToon video! 🙂 Alternative Reading Week