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Levesque, york university td cec

  1. 1. York University - TD Community Engagement Centre (CEC) Community Engaged Scholarship: Critical Junctures in Research, Practice and Policy November 4th, 2010
  2. 2. 2 What is the CEC? A teaching, research and resource centre that promotes accessibility and social justice by fostering meaningful and transformative partnerships between the community and the University
  3. 3. 3 Bridges Not Fences
  4. 4. 4 The CEC Mandate 1) Enrich the educational experience of our students 2) Promote a sense of shared responsibility for our communities 3) Reduce barriers to post-secondary education 4) Encourage collaborative research partnerships 5) Provide fertile ground for new collaborations
  5. 5. 5 Committees and Working Groups Executive Director CEC Staff Outreach & Nomination Program Research & Knowledge Exchange FundraisingEvaluation IPE Public Education Access General Membership: comprised of stakeholders who live and/or work in Black Creek (including York students, faculty, staff, alum) Office of VPA Executive Committee: 10-12 members drawn from General Membership. Equal numbers of stakeholders internal and external to York. Fifty percent of membership need to be Black Creek residents and two members must be youth.
  6. 6. 6 CEC supports CES
  7. 7. 7 Research and Knowledge Exchange Working Group (RKE) Research & Knowledge Exchange The RKE Working Group encourages collaborative community/university research partnerships to address social issues and to promote healthier communities and positive social change.
  8. 8. 8 Community Finance Project and the Micro Loan fund For more information email: microlending@blackcreekcapacity.ca
  9. 9. 9 Inter-professional Education Subcommittee (IPE) The IPE Subcommittee creates and supervises interdisciplinary, inter- professional learning opportunities for students that are responsive to community needs and provide tangible benefits for community partners. Program IPE
  10. 10. 10 ODSP project An inter-professional group committed to the realization of social justice through education, advocacy and community. Our team is made up of students and professionals from a variety of York University departments including: • Osgoode Hall Law School • School of Nursing • School of Social Work • Faculty of Education • Department of Design

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