Themes and Objectives

The theme of C2UExpo 2015 is Citizen-Driven Policy: Strengthening Community Engagement for a Better World. Through this theme we hope to:

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    Provide participants with a unique opportunity to be inspired and energized by the successes of community-campus partnerships, community based research, and community service-learning;

  • Build connections and share ideas through meaningful dialogue;
  • Work in solidarity to build on the cumulativeĀ legacy of the Expo’s networks, partnerships, and projects throughout Canada and the world;
  • Build momentum for policy solutions that help civil society organizations navigate the current environment, and more effectively assert their interests through policy development and engagement; and
  • StrengthenĀ the growing national movement to deepen community-campus engagement as universities and colleges seek to enhance their potential to contribute to the development of Canada and the public good.
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