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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.

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Epp Peace Incubator alumni: where are they now?

Success takes on many different meanings to alumni of the Epp Peace Incubator program. Some alumni are still working on their ventures, while others have taken their learnings to make a meaningful impact elsewhere. We caught up with Jessie Reesor Rempel of Pastors in Exile (PiE) and Elle Crevits of Food Not Waste to reflect on their time in the incubator program and learn about where they are now.

Thursday, January 24, 2019

Building robots with a humanitarian mission

Richard Yim and Demine Robotics team with robot prototype

Last week, the University of Waterloo released a feature highlighting Richard Yim of Demine Robotics. The Demine Robotics team have created a demining excavation machine to free the world of landmines.

Monday, January 7, 2019

Map the System: thinking differently about social and environmental change

Fall in love with the problem, not the solution

Want to explore a social or environmental issue that matters to you? Do you want to connect with other socially conscious students, researchers and practitioners at the University of Waterloo and beyond?