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Mobilizing Partnerships for Social Change

Hilton Toronto Hotel

The conference aims to nurture a growing network of community-campus partnerships that are striving to achieve the systems and policy changes needed to address the root causes of health, social, and economic inequalities. Subthemes include

  • Understanding and Addressing the Social Determinants of Health
  • From Grassroots Movements to Policy Change
  • Communities as Centers of Learning, Discovery and Engagement
  • Developing the Science of Community-Based or Practice-Based Evidence

Features this year include

  • Pre-conference workshops on such topics as Asset-Based Community Development, Essentials for Effective Service-Learning Initiatives and Using Community-Based Research to Affect Public Policy
  • A focus on Aboriginal and Indigenous Peoples' Health
  • A focus on Community-Academic Partnerships in HIV/AIDS
  • An Emerging Leaders Track, designed by and for students
  • Site visits of innovative community-campus partnerships in one of the most diverse cities in the world!

Register online at

Registration Deadlines: February 16 for early-bird registration, March 30 for advanced registration

One-day registration rates are available for community-based
participants from the Greater Toronto Area.  It's also possible to just
register for a pre-conference workshop if you can't attend the whole

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