Many dedicated people from community organizations, local colleges and universities, and international networks have been involved in planning and implementing C2UExpo 2015.
Canada’s Capital University, Carleton University is a dynamic research and teaching institution dedicated to achieving the highest standards of scholarship.
A Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council-funded, pan-Canadian Partnership initiative, Community First: Impacts of Community Engagement (CF:ICE) aims to strengthen Canadian communities through action research on best-practice community-campus engagement.
The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) is the federal research funding agency that promotes and supports postsecondary-based research and training in the humanities and social sciences.
Community-Based Research Canada (CBRC) is a network that builds capacity for academia and the wider community to collaborate and use research as a tool to mobilize community, participation and action.
Community-Campus Partnerships for Health (CCPH) is a nonprofit membership organization that promotes health equity and social justice through partnerships between communities and academic institutions.
The Canadian Alliance for Community Service-Learning (CACSL) supports, educates and networks to ensure the effective growth of Community Service Learning (CSL) in Canada.
Situated across campuses in Ottawa, Pembroke, and Perth, Algonquin College provides hands-on learning programs, with a specific focus on technology and workplace needs.
The Community Engaged Scholarship Institute (CESI) draws on strong traditions of community engagement and socially responsive research within the College of Social and Applied Human Sciences (CSAHS) at the University of Guelph to foster collaborative and mutually beneficial community-university research partnerships.
The UNESCO Chair in Community-Based Research and Social Responsibility in Higher Education is currently held by Dr. Budd Hall and has been hosted at the University of Victoria since it was first established in 2012. Dr. Hall shares this Chair with Dr. Rajesh Tandon.
Volunteer Canada is the national voice for volunteerism in Canada. Volunteer Canada works to increase and support volunteerism and civic participation through collaborating with volunteer centres, local organizations and national corporations to promote and broaden volunteering.
The Centre for Community Based Research (CCBR) is an independent, non-profit organization located in Kitchener, Ontario that is focused on strengthening communities through social research.
Les services aux collectivités de l’UQAM met à la disposition des groupes communautaires, des groupes de femmes et syndicats un ensemble de ressources et de moyens pour appuyer leur action et renforcer leur capacité d’agir.
COEP (Comitê de Entidades no Combate contra a Fome e Pela Vida – the Committee of Entities in the Struggle against Hunger and for Life) is a Brazilian social mobilization network that works with public and private organizations to promote initiatives aimed at human and social development.
The Institute for Knowledge Mobilization (IKMb) is a knowledge mobilization (KMb) community. The IKMb builds the professional capacity of KMb practitioners in Canada and internationally.