Stop Deportation of Issam al-Yamani

Hello friends of Palestine in KW and area, A lot going on right now, here in Canada. This urgent action came in today from Canadian Friends of Sabeel. Mr ISSAM AL-YAMANI, a Palestinian-Canadian activist in […]

CBC News reports on Cross Cultures event

Kitchener marks UN Day for Elimination of Racial Discrimination We need to “treat each other as human beings instead of labelling and stereotyping,” organizer says CBC News Posted: Mar 21, 2017 7:00 AM ET This […]

Our Home On Native Land – Tuesday, 21 March 2017

please join us Tuesday, 21 March 2017, 8:45am to 8:45pm Rotunda, Kitchener City Hall (even by Skype – that can be arranged) Cross Culture’s annual commemoration of the UN International Day for Elimination of Racial […]

Peace Camp Workshops: A huge success!

Peace Camp is an initiative housed in the MSCU Center for Peace Advancement at Conrad Grebel University College. The 2016 Directing team is made up of Kaitlyn Skelly, a current University of Waterloo student going […]

Welcome to the new home for KWPeace

Thanks to the sponsorship of Educators for Justice and the generosity of web hosting provider CCj/Clearline the KW Peace blog has moved to a new site at An initiative of the Kitchener Waterloo Peace […]

Amnesty International: Write for Rights — Saturday, 5 December 2015

Here is the poster for the December Write for Rights event of Amnesty International Group Nine. Please distribute it as widely as you can, either electronically or in printed form. The seven cases upon which […]

Kitchener Waterloo Peace and Social Justice Community Symposium, 29 October 2015

Minutes of the Symposium are now online! 20 Oct 2015: Note from Emily Mininger: We are pushing the symposium back a half hour because of a book launch that Project Ploughshares is hosting. Project Ploughshares […]

Film about Missing Mexican Students — Cinema Politica, Wednesday, 23 September 2015 at 7:00pm

Almost missed this. Via e-mail: Date: Fri, 18 Sep 2015 13:24:09 -0400 Subject: Film about Missing Mexican Students From: Group Nine <> Here’s an event not to miss: Cinema Politica is showing Ayotzinapa: Chronicle of […]

March for Jobs Justice and the Climate, Sunday, 5 July 2015 in Toronto

A large rally is planned in Toronto for jobs, justice and the climate. If you would like to attend but don’t want to drive, there is a bus going from Kitchener-Waterloo and Guelph. Read more […]

Films at the Balsillie School, 17-18 June 2015

Received via e-mail: Hello everyone, Please find attached an announcement for films that will be shown at the Balsillie School for International Affairs this week in classroom 1-42. Both films are by filmmaker Amit Breuer, […]