Institute in Management and Community Development Concordia
Established as part of Concordia University’s Centre for Continuing Education in 1993, the Institute in Management and Community Development was created through a collaborative effort with community-based groups. The Institute supports the building of democratic community structures and innovative programming that respond to challenging social justice issues facing communities.
An engaged citizenship and support for community-based organizations is essential to nourishing communities through shared reflection, resources and action. Through the Institute’s creation of learning spaces, staff and volunteers from community-based groups, academics, funders, and decision-makers are encouraged to share and explore ways of promoting citizen engagement, building alternative economic visions and developing strategies for environmental activism.