OPTION 3

Community
take action

Students engage in a Community Service Learning project, where they have an opportunity to take positive actions that foster a greater understanding and sense of belonging to their communities.

Timeline

The Community Service Learning (CSL) project must be completed by June 1st, 2022.
Project proposal deadline:
September 30th

Get inspired

1. Becoming Authors Beurling Academy (LBPSB) students became authors whose stories promote understanding and acceptance.

2. Last Wave Radio Laval Senior Academy (SWLSB) created a student-run radio station that amplifies student (and teacher) voices.

To learn more about last school year’s Take Action projects
(download pdf).

Project Requirements

  1. Teachers participate in a 1.5 hr webinar.
  2. Teachers (or Community Development Agents) complete a short application form that:
    • Describes the CSL project.
    • Lists anticipated costs (schools can apply for up to 1.5K).
  3. The CSL project must include:
    • Student reflection and discussion about the theme of belonging.
    • A service to the school or local community that has the potential to enhance students’ sense of belonging, inclusion and/or safety.
    • A community partner (i.e., a local organization or community member that can enhance or inspire student learning).

*LEARN is developing a catalogue of project examples. We will reach out to select teachers (or Community Development Agents) to document their project.

Teachers will be provided with:

IN CLC SCHOOLS, TEACHERS CAN ASK THEIR SCHOOL’S COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AGENT TO HELP:

  • Complete grant application form
  • Identify and coordinate with community partner(s)

Open to students in cycle 3 and up

Registration deadline: September 30th