Local Youth Engagement by 10 Carden

working groups

Convenors: 10 Carden (Julia Grady, Beth Parks, Katrina MacQuail)


  • Engage with a variety of individuals about civil society
  • Determine how participants define civil society, what things they consider important when building a school for civil society,  broad trends they feel are currently affecting society, critical events in the next 5-10 years that may influence the trends, and what a school for civil society would need to accomplish looking back in 20 years


  • Online surveys to gather responses

The following outputs and resources are available:

Re-imagining the role of the university bottom arrow

Dialogue goals

  • Broaden and deepen our and thinking on the meaning of civil society
  • Explore the linkages between the universities and civil society sectors
  • Engage university and civil society constituents in a process of imagining how the University of Guelph can move in a direction of greater engagement

Building Blocks of Civil Society