CCPH Participation at Congress 2012

Date/Time:May 26, 2012

Location:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

Partnership member Community-Campus Partnerships for Health participated in a Roundtable Discussion on Community-Campus Collaboration with the Governor General David Johnston on Sat May 26, in connection with the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences taking place in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.  The roundtable was followed by a keynote address by the Governor General titled “Democratizing knowledge: The key to progress”, followed by a panel on “Research, education and service to the community: new ideas for a world of new demands”. For more info on the Congress, visit

The challenge of tenure and promotion procedures should not be permitted to unduly limit the growth of the movement for community-university engagement in Canada. A dialogue for action on this issue should be launched and sustained until this obstacle is permanently removed.*