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CBRET Workshop

On November 27th in Hamilton, Ontario, researchers, practitioners, and others involved in community-based research gathered for the Community-Based Research Excellence Tool (CBRET) workshop. The event was hosted by McMaster University Center for Continuing Education and the Hamilton Community Foundation.

After thworkshop, a participant reflected that they valued learning “about community-based research, the CBRET tool, the thought-provoking discussions, [and] meeting others in the community.” Thanks to the hosts and the 30 people who participated in the workshop!

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Webinar: Including community voices at post-secondary institutions

Our friends at CFICE are hosting a webinar on the barriers and strategies to bring community voices more fully into post-secondary institutions. It will take place on November 22, 1pm – 2pm EST.

Attendees will leave with a better understanding of the power dynamics impeding community participation at post-secondary institutions, and some clear strategies for how they can start to drive change towards community inclusion at their institution..

For more information, or to register for this webinar, please visit the event website.

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Call for Presentations (CESI)

Does your community organization work in collaboration with an academic institution? Does your work at an academic organization include active collaboration with community members? The Community Engaged Scholarship Institute (CESI) wants to know:

• How do you and your collaborators work together in creative ways?
• How do you collaborate in ways that address community interests and create mutual benefits?
• How do you work together to achieve shared goals?
• How do you overcome challenges and barriers?
• How do you work together to achieve positive social change?
• How do you generate and measure impact?

Please submit a 150-word description of your proposed contribution, along with the names and
affiliations of all presenters to kschnarr@uoguelph.ca by September 10th. Please also indicate
the format of your contribution and any technical or other resources you require. We encourage
collaborative presentations highlighting both academic and community expertise.

More details here:

CESI Event 2018 – Call For Abstracts Poster – 17 August 2018 (002)

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