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Kirsten's experience in refugee camps and her passion for sustainable peace initiatives drew her to the program, where she was selected from a pool of 6,515 applicants! As the only North American in the group, Kirsten is excited to engage youth in Canada to pursue a disarmed world.
How systems thinking impacts change on a global scale
The 2019-2020 Map the System competition wrapped up at the Global Finals on June 17 with a livestream featuring the six finalist presentations. While the UWaterloo Map the System team did not advance to the final round of presentations, the experiential knowledge they gained from each stage of the competition was extremely valuable.
Congratulations to the winning teams, and to all the students who participated in this unique challenge!
While the global health crisis continues, Panic, Anxiety + Stress Support (PASS) has been working hard to address the rise in mental health concerns attributed to loneliness and uncertainty.
Accessible features such as a PASS Kit mailing program, and expanding the specific forms of stress supports to includeEco-Grief, an anxiety that is specifically derived from a fear for the future in regrards to climate change, are among the changes rolled out by PASS this month.
Tamarack Institute launches youth engagement strategy
The Tamarack Institute has partnered with Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) to launch a 5-year project (PDF)in 13 communities across Canada. The project, Communities Building Youth Futures, aims to reduce barriers that impact youth graduation rates across the country.
Co-op and internships - Centre for Peace Advancement There are 12 university students currently employed by a venture or organization in our Centre. Keep an eye on our Opportunities page for openings like these in future terms.
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Congratulations to @lowell_ewert for receiving the Distinguished Teacher Award! The DTA is awarded to four exemplary @UWaterloo professors with excellent extended teaching records, and for making an impact on the lives of colleagues and students #howpeacehappens@Conrad_Grebel
— Kindred Credit Union Centre for Peace Advancement (@GrebelCPA) June 16, 2020
Aligned values and shared commitment to incubate and advance collaborative, inter-disciplinary, multi-sector peacemaking is at the heart of our partnership with the Kindred Credit Union, and continues to inspire our work.
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