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Click Here to read the logs of students who have taken part in Carleton University’s Community Service-Learning (CSL) initiatives.

Community Service-Learning (CSL) is a method of experiential, hands-on learning that emphasizes action, reflection and real-world engagement. Much more than just volunteerism, CSL supports students in the development of new skills and civic citizenship through combining community work and classroom learning.

Click Here to read the logs of students who have taken part in Carleton University’s Alternative Spring Break (ASB) program.

Alternative Spring Break (ASB) is an extraordinary service-learning initiative which connects students to national and international partners, enabling them to engage in meaningful community service and critical reflection. ASB is an immersive year-long program that culminates with a week of social engagement and service-learning with a partner organization during reading week in February.

The reading week experience is preceded by months of preparation, which include listening to guest speaker seminars, watching fascinating documentaries and learning about a specific topic or theme such as poverty, human rights or environmentalism, all considered through the lens of the global community.

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