Stories of impact with community

SFU-Community partnershps and initiatives have mobilized with strength, resilience and courage. Explore examples of collaborative action here.

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  • March 18, 2022

    From art-based co-creation or engaging with schools, to community advocacy and meaningful acts of Reconciliation and more, the winners of this year’s SFU Student-Community Engagement Competition are putting ideas into action with their community partners.

    SFU Student-Community Engagement Competition, Staff, Competition, Stories of Impact, News
  • February 07, 2022

    Community fridge now located in Maggie Benson Centre, the fridge is accessible to all. In the spirit of mutual aid, SFSS partnered with various community groups to address student food insecurity.

    Burnaby Partnerships, Food Security
  • February 03, 2022

    As SFU’s community fridge addresses one of food injustice’s most urgent symptoms – hunger – it also provides the extra benefit of preventing food waste.

    COVID-19, Burnaby Partnerships, News, Food Security, Featured
  • February 02, 2022

    In 2013, SFU students from Enactus SFU began developing an after-school program for newcomer children and youth. That was the beginning of a now seven-year journey to co-create key community programming that has weathered many bumps and challenges. We gathered some of the people still involved with the Media Minds partnership to reflect on the nature of its strengths and resiliency, and to honour its ongoing commitment to community impact.

    Blog, SFU Student-Community Engagement Competition, Featured, Stories of Impact, Featured
  • November 09, 2021

    In 2018, the We Are the World project was awarded $3,000 to found a magazine to showcase seniors' stories of resilience. Three years later, we are pleased to share that the project is still moving forward, though with some changes.

    SFU Student-Community Engagement Competition, Stories of Impact, Featured
  • November 05, 2021

    In 2018, the We Are the World project was awarded $3,000 to found a magazine to showcase seniors' stories of resilience. Three years later, we are pleased to share that the project is still moving forward, though with some changes.

    SFU Student-Community Engagement Competition, SFU Student-Community Engagement Competition, Featured, COVID-19, Stories of Impact
  • October 22, 2021

    More people in Burnaby will have access to safe, low-barrier and non-judgmental support for nutrition.

    Stories of Impact, News, Food Security
  • September 23, 2021

    Additional funding from TD Bank will facilitate another five years of community engagement.

    Stories of Impact, News
  • July 16, 2021

    Aneesa Hashimi, a second year Bachelor of General Studies (BGS) student in the Faculty of Education, has always had a passion for working with children. Therefore, when the Racing Readers program came to Aneesa's attention at the end of April 2020, she naturally jumped at the opportunity.

    Stories of Impact, News, SFU Student-Community Engagement Competition