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The newest members of the Kindred Credit Union Centre for Peace Advancement Epp Peace Incubator (From top left, clockwise): Anam Rahman, Maison Verte; Divya Sarin, Maison Verte; Majid Mirza, ESG Tree; Brendan Wylie-Toal, BWT Consulting.
The Centre welcomed three new ventures to the Epp Peace Incubator program this September, all of whom are dedicated to applying creative solutions to real, complex social problems. These ventures include ESG Tree, Maison Verte, and BWT Consulting. Read more.
Meet some of these remarkable young people and learn about why they are excited to become peace innovators in our news item.
Highlighting Grebel Gallery artists
The Centre has begun highlighting artists whose work has been displayed at the Grebel Gallery. This month we showcased Soheila Esfahani, a Waterloo-based Iranian-Canadian creative whose work explores the idea of cultural translation.
Happy anniversary to us!
On September 21, the UN International Day of Peace, the Centre for Peace Advancement celebrated its sixth year of catalyzing collaboration. Centre staff and participants gathered outside at the Grebel Gardens to catch up and eat some cookies.
2020 Online Student Seminar- MCC United Nations Office Students can explore the intersection of global inequality, UN public policy, and faith-based advocacy at MCC's upcoming seminar, "Tackling the Global Inequality Pandemic". Date: November 5 - 6 Time: 3:00 - 5:30 p.m. EDT Cost: $20 USD Registration deadline is October 1. For more information, visit the event website.
A Just Recovery for All Webinar- Tamarack Institute Join speakers from member organizations of the "A Just Recovery for All" movement to discuss the framework and what it means for collectively ending poverty and creating lasting systems change. Date: October 14 Time: 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. EDT Register on the Tamarack website.
Employment & Engagement Opportunities
Virtual Opportunities Fair The Virtual Opportunities Fair is a chance for students to check out the internship, co-op, and engagement opportunities the Centre and its partners are offering in 2020 and 2021. Date: October 27 Time: 3:00-4:00 p.m. Students can register on our website.
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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