Cordoba Centre for Civic Engagement and Leadership engages people in service for the betterment of society and builds trust by promoting dialogue and understanding among people of various cultures and faiths.

Interfaith Food Drive in celebration of Passover, Lent and Easter, and Ramadan

Embraces the Islamic tradition to promote compassionate service, social change and justice; and prepares leaders dedicated to ethical conduct, active citizenship and social responsibility

Program Areas

CIVIC ENGAGEMENT INITIATIVE the Centre organizes and engages in activities to promote community activism, including support for food and clothing banks, community and environmental cleanups and in community garden projects. Volunteers are trained to participate in activities in other community institutions and NGOs.

INTERCULTURAL AND INTERFAITH ACTION INITIATIVE the Centre conducts programs to build greater understanding among cultures and participate in Inter-faith work that promote social justice in the city.

COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIP INITIATIVE the Centre works with existing organizations, projects and campaigns and fosters partnerships to better serve our community, including the Charter for Compassion, First Nations Forum, Muslims for White Ribbon Campaign, Give 30 Campaign, Civic Muslims, Khaleafa, and Faith in the City.

SERVICE LEARNING INITIATIVE – the Centre develops a culture for community activism through a diverse set of activities, including forums, lectures, discussion groups, book clubs, movie screenings, and learning exchange trips.

Our Work

Muslims for White Ribbon

The White Ribbon Campaign is the largest grassroots effort in the world of men working to end violence against women

Green Khutbah Campaign

The ‘Green Khutbah Campaign’ is aiming to challenge Muslims to become stewards of the environment by making changes to their daily routines.

Interfaith Dialogue

Cordoba Centre for Civic Engagement and Leadership (CCEL) engages in interfaith dialogue activities and is a member of a number of interfaith organizations including the National Muslim Christian Liaison Committee


Khaleafa aims to reignite the discourse surrounding the Islamic approach to environmentalism and to awaken our stewardship responsibility.

Bridges of Mercy

Cordoba Centre for Civic Engagement and Leadership (CCEL) runs the ‘Bridges of Mercy’ project which has sponsored refugees to Canada and supports the needy in society. Click Here

Indigenous-Muslim Forum

The Indigenous-Muslim Forum is a gateway to relationship between Indigenous peoples and Muslims that will allow for the sharing of our mutual love for the Creator and the Book of the Earth. Click Here

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