Friday, November 15, 2019

UWaterloo teams navigate success at MEDAx

ERA with MEDA prize

Earlier this month, Mennonite Economic Development Associates (MEDA) hosted supporters from all across North America in Tucson, Arizona for their annual convention. MEDA’s work across the globe in sustainable development and international investment attracts a wide range of stakeholders interested in business solutions to poverty.

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Katie Gingerich of TREE featured in Ashoka U Stories

Katie Gingerich headshot

Katie Gingerich, Founder and Executive Director of The Ripple Effect Education (TREE), shared a heartfelt reflection describing the key moments in her life where she stopped asking, “Who, me?” and began asking “Why not me?” Katie’s reflection was included as part

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Space Security: The Final Frontier

Cover of the Space Security Index, 2019 Edition

What is space security? To most of us, the concept of space itself is foreign, not to mention broader discussions of the security or governance of space. For Jessica West of Project Ploughshares, space security is anything but abstract. In fact, it is a crucial and urgent conversation for the fields of peacebuilding and international policy.

Friday, October 11, 2019

Reflections on Peace Week 2019

Helen Epp speaks with Nastaran from AccessMate
 

The Kindred Credit Union Centre for Peace Advancement would like to congratulate the Kitchener-Waterloo community on our most vibrant Peace Week yet!

Thursday, October 3, 2019

Advancing peace through the arts

Artist Soheila Esfahani chats with Grebel Gallery guests

Since our first exhibit in 2014, the Grebel Gallery has been a place to craft, record, map, and perform the stories of peacemaking. It has been a space to inspire new ways of thinking, challenge harmful systems and norms, and catalyze conversations on questions of peace and justice.