Columbia College Chicago

Center for Community Arts Partnerships

Center for Community Arts Partnerships


“CCAP brings an added dimension to the larger Columbia College community. It provides students with a chance to engage in real world experiences through the Center’s work, enriching student life.” Mark Kelly, Vice President for Student Success, Columbia College Chicago

Since 1998, the Center for Community Arts Partnerships (CCAP) at Columbia College Chicago has been transforming the lives of thousands of Chicagos young people through its unique approach to college-community partnership building. Founded on a mission to link the academic departments of Columbia College Chicago with diverse communities throughout the city and beyond, CCAP brings the concepts of community-based learning, arts-integrated curricula and reciprocal partnerships into the spotlight. It unites artists, educators, students, corporations, schools and community-based organizations to form meaningful, sustainable partnerships in the arts.

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2015 Raw Voices Youth Media Festival - April 25

Save-the-Date! Raw Voices 2015 will be held on April 25 from 9am to 4pm at Stage Two. Raw Voices is a showcase of Chicago's youth media and free workshops led by various Columbia College Chicago Departments, featuring leading youth media organizations.

Raw Voices 2015

Convergence Academies Faculty Fellows

Congratulations to the thirteen Columbia College Chicago faculty selected to serve as our 2014/15 Convergence Academies Faculty Fellows. Read their bios and learn more about the Faculty Fellows program.

2014/15 Faculty Fellows

CCAP Giving Campaign

Please give today! We want to spend another 16 years transforming lives through the arts! Honor our commitment with a commitment of your own: support CCAP by making a donation.

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