Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Campers connect their passions to building peace

Throughout the week of August 8, 31 youth across the Waterloo Region ages 11-14 gathered at Conrad Grebel University College for Peace Camp. The Kindred Credit Union Centre for Peace Advancement’s fifth annual day camp was once again packed with exciting activities with a peace and social justice spin to encourage youth to inspire lives, strengthen ties, and make peace happen in Waterloo Region.

Monday, August 22, 2016

Kindred Credit Union Continues Support for Centre for Peace Advancement

Kindred Credit Union Limited and Conrad Grebel University College at the University of Waterloo continue as partners to support the success of the Centre for Peace Advancement

KITCHENER, ON – Kindred Credit Union, formerly Mennonite Savings and Credit Union (MSCU), has renewed its commitment to support the Kindred Credit Union Centre for Peace Advancement (CPA). The CPA’s change of name reflects the name change of its donor.

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Starting with Students, the Peace Industry takes Root at Grebel

While exploring ideas of peace, war, nonviolence, conflict resolution, mediation, human rights, development, and social justice, Peace and Conflict Studies (PACS) students often wonder where their degree will lead after graduation.

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Conrad Grebel hosts Global Mennonite Peacebuilding Conference and Festival

Tomorrow, June 9 2016, two-hundred academics and practitioners from eighteen countries will descend upon Grebel and the MSCU Centre for Peace Advancement for the Global Mennonite Peacebuilding Conference and Festival. Read the University's press release for more information on the conference and the public events that are taking place around it.

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

The Ripple Effect Education receives Hallman Grant

WATERLOO – The Ripple Effect Education (TREE) is a peace education initiative based out of the Frank and Helen Epp Peace Incubator in the MSCU Centre for Peace Advancement. Starting in the classroom, TREE aims to create peace-literate citizens with demonstrable conflict resolution skills and awareness of justice issues locally and globally.