On November 8, the Conrad Grebel University College community had the pleasure of welcoming artist Mary Kavanagh to speak about her exhibition, Trinity, Then and Now, to Grebel students, staff, and faculty at Community Supper.
Meet the Centre for Peace Advancement’s newest research fellows and learn about their impactful endeavours in the pursuit of peace.
Organizations affiliated with the Kindred Credit Union Centre for Peace Advancement, including Core Collaborators and Grebel Peace Incubator participants, strive to create a more peaceful world by engaging with governments at provincial, national, and transnational levels. Project Ploughshares, a Core Collaborator at the Centre, has played a pivotal role in shaping various policies related to disarmament.
October welcomed a host of conversations, and learning opportunities, allowing those involved with the Kindred Credit Union Centre for Peace Advancement to form meaningful connections, gain valuable insights, and engage in thoughtful dialogue.
Centre for Peace Advancement Program Assistant Sophia Pettit recently sat down with Laurel Boytim, Executive Director and Lead Facilitator of The Ripple Effect Education (TREE), to catch up on the growing ways that TREE is advancing peace in our community.
Peace Week 2023 officially kicked off on September 21, the International Day of Peace, marking a meaningful celebration dedicated to social justice, peace, and community building. As the week culminates with this year's National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, we reflect on many of the events that have taken place.
Welcome BWOSS to the Grebel Peace Incubator! Lena Thibeh, Hana H., and Razan Qaoud are the team behind BWOSS; a professional development program that empowers Black, Indigenous, and Women of Colour (BIWOC) to thrive in the tech sales industry.
On July 16, 1945 the United States Army successfully detonated the first atomic bomb in the desert of New Mexico. Mary Kavanagh’s exhibition, Trinity, Then and Now, located in the Grebel Gallery at the Kindred Credit Union Centre for Peace Advancement, explores the lasting impact of the Trinity atomic bomb test in a narrative context.
The Peace Innovators Scholarship & Mentoring Program, a collaborative effort by Kindred Credit Union, the Centre for Peace Advancement, and The Ripple Effect Education, empowers young leaders from Ontario high schools to tackle community issues. Through workshops and mentorship, participants gain practical skills and a strong support network to drive positive change, culminating in a showcase event in April.
The Kindred Credit Union Centre for Peace Advancement (CPA) and Conrad Grebel University College joined Green Care Farms for a Community Day focused on therapeutic gardening and fostering belonging for individuals with dementia. This collaborative event showcased the intersection of peacemaking, community, and ecological awareness in a meaningful and inclusive manner.