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Support and celebrate community engagement

In all spheres – artistic, political, commercial and scientific – Concordians partner with community members to address social issues and shape our changing world. Here's how you can take part.  

Nominate a Concordian
Several internal and external awards are presented each year to recognize the efforts of our students, staff, faculty and partners in community engagement.
Contribute to community engagement
Support community-university partnerships, which are locally-rooted, community-driven and beneficial to all involved by donating to Concordia's Sustainability Development Fund.
Donate to Concordia’s Centraide Campaign
Each fall, Concordia joins city-wide efforts to raise funds for Centraide.

Spotlights on Community Engagement

Featured initiatives

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University of the Streets Café

A flagship program of Concordia’s Office of Community Engagement, University of the Streets Café organizes bilingual, public conversations in cafés and community spaces across Montreal. Without grades or diplomas, it creates spaces for lifelong learning, critical thinking and community engagement in local neighbourhoods.

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Living Knowledge

Combining a comprehensive research project with guest speakers, workshops, and celebratory events, the Living Knowledge initiative seeks to provide both the quantitative data and campus-community mobilization needed to advance community engaged scholarship at Concordia.

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