Monday, November 12, 2018 — 5:00 PM EST
The Social Shift documentary screening poster

Join the LAICOS Enterprise Hub on Monday, November 12 for a documentary screening of the film "The Social Shift." 

Sunday, November 11, 2018 — 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM EST
Poster for Women, Peace and Security

Join us on November 11 for a public forum to remember the impact of war and colonization on women and girls. Hear from speakers on gender and race, war and life-writing, the lives of refugees, and peace and security.


Speakers include: 

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 — 4:30 PM EDT
Event Poster

We invite you to join us on October 23, 2018 at 4:30 pm in the Grebel Gallery for a reception celebrating our new exhibit, Cultural translation: Negotiated third spaces and those who live there. Hear from artist Soheila Esfahani as she introduces her work and the inspiration behind the exhibit.

Thursday, September 20, 2018 — 4:00 PM EDT
New Era of Peace Banner
Monday, September 17, 2018 (all day) to Saturday, September 22, 2018 (all day)
peace week logo

Every year, on September 21, the world celebrates the International Day of Peace.

Peace Week began when Conrad Grebel University College initiated a series of community events for the week surrounding the International Day of Peace. Since 2017, we have been opening up this initiative to Kitchener-Waterloo and beyond.

We invite you to continue to make Peace Week a region-wide celebration by attending an event in your community or planning your own event to mark the occasion your way!

Some 2018 Peace Week highlights include a STEAM for Peace event at Waterloo Public Library, a yoga class at Queen Street Yoga, and the Grand River Water Walk. Learn more.

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 — 7:30 PM EDT
Nukes and the Nobel: A Conversation with Setsuko Thurlow

Join us for a conversation with 2017 Nobel Peace Prize recipient and world-renowned nuclear ban advocate Setsuko Thurlow.

Monday, May 28, 2018 — 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM EDT
CBRET Launch Publication
Thursday, May 24, 2018 — 7:00 PM EDT
War or peace in cyberspace shareable image

Cyberspace is a vital, if vulnerable, environment that is being subjected to significant “militarization”. At the same time, its importance for global society is increasingly evident. What are the prospects for cooperative security arrangements that would constrain state action in cyberspace?

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 — 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM EDT
laicos promotion material

Join the LAICOS Enterprise Hub for a free evening of celebration and networking! Social enterprises from the Region, will gather to share their impact, enjoy their impact and help guests learn how to improve their impact, with a focus on the food industry! The evening will feature two micro-keynote speakers as well as interactive stations.

Saturday, May 5, 2018 — 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM EDT
a refugee illustration

The Kindred Credit Union Centre for Peace Advancement is proud to partner Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) Ontario in organizing this one day conference. Attend this conference to learn more about how we can respond to the current refugee crisis through the Blended Visa Office Referred (BVOR) Refugee Sponsorship program.

Saturday, April 14, 2018 — 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM EDT
A boy and his father smiling

Attend this important one day conference to learn more about how we can respond to the current refugee crisis through the Blended Visa Office Referred Refugee Sponsorship program.

Saturday, April 7, 2018 — 3:30 PM EDT
Conscience Canada's 2018 AGM publication

This year's Conscience Canada Annual General Meeting takes place at Conrad Grebel University College, sponsored by Kindred Credit Union Centre for Peace Advancement. The first session starts at 2.00 for the presentation of the organisation's 2017 financial statements, the election of new board members and other business agendas.

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 — 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM EDT
PeaceTech & Pizza poster

Join the Centre for Peace Advancement (CPA) for an event about how tech and entrepreneurship can be used for good.

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 — 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
Nigerian women smiling
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 — 7:00 PM EST
Dr. Shomali's lecture

Join us for a public lecture by Mohammad Ali Shomali, PhD, the founding director of the International Institute for Islamic Studies in Qum, Iran, and the Director of Islamic Centre of England.

Thursday, January 18, 2018 — 4:00 PM EST
Beyond Essays information poster

The Peace and Conflict Studies (PACS) program at the University of Waterloo is celebrating 40 years of leadership in peace education. The innovative approach of the program allows students in many classes to explore peace in diverse and meaningful ways, including creating arts-based assignments.

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