Concordia University


Concordia University puts community engagement at the heart of our mission, vision, and purpose.

Community Engagement means:

Building mutually beneficial relationships
Responding to community priorities
Valuing and learning from community held knowledge
Centering marginalized voices

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Featured Concordia Initiatives

Explore our initiatives and the myriad ways Concordians strive to make a difference for Montrealers.

Now accepting applications for the SHIFT Steering Committee

The SHIFT Centre for Social Transformation supports existing and emerging social transformation initiatives that unite the efforts of Concordians and their partners with the goal of creating a more just, inclusive, and broadly prosperous Montreal.

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Inclusive Innovation Guide - Enable Montreal

Concordia-developed resource advises event planners how to improve accessibility.

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Bâtiment 7 Anchored Presence

A partnership between the University and this  Pointe-Saint-Charles citizen-led initiative. 

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Embrace the City

An interactive map of projects happening in Montreal neighbourhoods.

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Engagement Champions

Read about Concordia's staff and faculty and their community engaged projects.

Janis Timm-Bottos

Provost Fellow for Community Engagement, Fine Arts

Janis's story

Heather Igloliorte

Professor, Department of Art History

Heather's story

Vivek Venkatesh

Director, Centre for the Study of Learning and Performance
Associate Professor, Inclusive Practices in Visual Arts, Art Education

Vivek's story

A snapshot of community engagement at Concordia

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