Thursday, November 15, 2018

Critical encounters with peacebuilding: An era of hope on the Korean Peninsula

Student talking to Doug Hostetter, Director of MCC's UN office

Set to the backdrop of the United Nations (UN) Plaza in New York City is Mennonite Central Committee’s (MCC) UN office. This office and its staff serve as a vein for MCC’s advocacy work to move the needle on important global humanitarian issues. 

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Marlena Books wins first place in AGE-WELL National Impact Challenge

Founder of Marlena Books, Rachel Thompson, at AGE-WELL National Impact Challenge

Since joining the Epp Peace Incubator in 2015, Rachel Thompson, founder of Marlena Books, has been busy growing her social enterprise.

Monday, October 22, 2018

A time to act: Project Ploughshares calls for a future without killer robotics

Marijan at killer robots during the United Nations General Assembly First Committee meetings in New York

Thinking and working politically is a key ingredient for participants at the Kindred Credit Union Centre for Peace Advancement (CPA)—we believe this a fundamental process that ensures peacebuilding work is targeting the root of an issue rather than the symptoms.

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

13 Ways to Advance Peace: Reflections on Peace Week 2018

Two men shaking hands with art in background

Peace advancement has many intersecting layers, perspectives and possibilities. For the past two years, the Kindred Credit Union Centre for Peace Advancement (CPA) has invited Waterloo Region to celebrate peace in ways they find most meaningful.