Learning together: Sharing emergent and unconventional approaches to community-university collaboration

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Art Gallery of Guelph (358 Gordon Street, Guelph ON)


Join us as we showcase innovative and unconventional approaches to community engagement. Through this event, we will begin to learn more about the multiple ways that people in various roles and locations pursue community-university collaborations. Presenters and participants will explore how radical, emergent, and unconventional work can generate significant impact.

The day will feature panels, presentations, workshops, and roundtable discussions covering a range of topics, including:

  • The impacts of community-university partnerships on Black students’ perceptions of history and identity
  • The power of story and its potential to create change
  • Using community perspectives to inform the planning and evaluation of community engaged learning initiatives
  • Successes and challenges of cross-sector, community-focused collaboration
  • Community experiences and insights from long-term partnerships
  • Justice-oriented approaches to community engagement
  • Using space as a basis for engagement
  • Non-academic modes of community-university collaboration
  • Generating and evaluating impact through institutional structures
  • Collecting and communicating the evidence of impact
  • Sharing resources and knowledge in community-university partnerships


This event is open to all and will be offered free of charge. Limited travel funding will be available to those who cannot secure other funding to attend.

For more information and to register, please visit: https://learningtogether.eventbrite.ca. If registration is full, please add your name to the wait list, as additional tickets may be released closer to the event date.

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