Ways We Work

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CESI weaves capacity building, community engagement, and collaboration through all that we do. Some examples of our work include:

Building capacity for community engagement in Guelph and Wellington County

  • Skill development workshops for campus and community stakeholders
  • Working to reduce barriers to community-university collaboration

Carrying out community-engaged projects

Supporting community-university collaborations that create mutually beneficial impacts for partners and the broader community

  • Providing staff and student support
  • Consultation and advice
  • Board membership
  • Resource-sharing
  • Research design