KWIC 30TH: KEYNOTE & WORKSHOP WITH BAYO AKOMOLAFE - OCT. 10 & 11, 2019

Date: 
Thursday, Oct 10th, 2019 - 7:00 pm

Join us for a KWIC 30th Anniversary Presentation on Thursday, October 10th, titled 'The Gift of the Crossroads: Agency, Responsibility and Justice in the Anthropocene with international author, speaker, lecturer, and renegade academic,

Location: 
Trent University & The Mount Community Centre
Phone: 
705-748-1680

KWIC Fall Open House -Friday, Sept 13, 2019

Date: 
Friday, Sep 13th, 2019 - 11:00 am to 2:00 pm

The Kawartha World Issues Centre will be hosting an Open House in collaboration with Sustainable Trent, Trent Oxfam and TRACKS Youth Program. 

Interested in world issues, social justice, enviromental justice, climate change, food or gender issues?

Then be sure to attend this Open House for a chance to discover how you can get involved with work related to these issues. 

Join us on Friday September 13, 2019 from 11am to 2pm in the Enviromental Science Building room B101, East Bank, Trent University.

Refreshments will be provided!   All are welcome! 

 

Location: 
Enviromental Science Building, Room B101, East Bank, Trent University (1600 W Bank Dr, Peterborough, ON K9L 0G2)
Phone: 
705-748-1680

KWIC Volunteer Program

KWIC’s work in the community depends on the skills and enthusiasm of a dedicated group of volunteers. 

Opportunities include:

KWIC Principles of Volunteerism

  • KWIC recognizes that volunteers are a vital human resource and will commit to the appropriate infrastructure to support volunteers.  KWIC’s practices ensure effective volunteer involvement.  KWIC commits to providing an accountable and supportive environment for volunteers.
  • Volunteers make a commitment to act with integrity in accordance to the Volunteer & Human Rights Codes, to participate in an orientation and training, as required of their position, and to demonstrate respect for all staff, volunteers and program participants, including user of the resource centre.

Kawartha World Issues Centre On-line Volunteer Information Form. Submission of this form indicates your signature. Click here to begin.

You can also download a printable PDF version to complete and mail or drop off at KWIC.

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International Development & Global Education Community Networking Round Table & Special Presentation

Date: 
Tuesday, Jun 18th, 2019 - 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
International DeInternational Development & Global Education Community Networking Round Table and special presentation on Tax Fairness & Gender Equity Pilot Project in Ghana &the Implications for Canadians
 
Location: 
Hobbs Library, Sadleir House – 751 George Street North
Phone: 
705-748-1618

Nogojiwanong Reconciliation Gathering 2019

Date: 
Friday, May 31st, 2019 - 10:00 am to 7:00 pm

The 2nd annual Nogojiwanong Reconciliation Gathering will be held on Friday, May 31, from 10 am-7 pm, in Confederation Park and the Armouries, in Peterborough-Nogojiwanong. This Youth Program and Community Celebration commemorates the 4th anniversary of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada (TRC) Calls to Action.

Location: 
Confederation Square 501 George St N, Peterborough, Ontario

TRACKS OSHKWAZIN: END OF YEAR LAND-BASED STORYTELLING PANEL

Date: 
Thursday, May 23rd, 2019 - 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
TRACKS OSHKWAZIN: END OF YEAR LAND-BASED STORYTELLING PANEL
 
On May 23rd, join us at Trent University for a day of land-based storytelling by a panel of Indigenous leaders and knowledge holders.
Open to all high school aged Indigenous youth.
 
WHY IS LAND-BASED LEARNING IMPORTANT FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF LEADERSHIP SKILLS IN INDIGENOUS YOUTH?
STAY TUNED FOR UPDATES ON PANELISTS!
Location: 
The Gathering Space, Trent University

Peterborough Children's Water Festival

Date: 
Tuesday, May 28th, 2019 - 8:00 am to Thursday, May 30th, 2019 - 2:00 pm

The Peterborough Children’s Water Festival (PCWF) is a community event that provides students with the opportunity to discover the importance and diversity of water.

The PCWF works in partnership with educators, water quality and quantity specialists, community volunteers, conservation groups, industry and government to create a festival full of activities that are educational and fun for children in grades 2 to 5.

The 18th Annual Peterborough Children's Water Festival will be held May 28, 29th and 30th, 2019.

 

Location: 
Riverview Park & Zoo, Water Street, Peterborough, ON
Phone: 
(705) 745-3238 Ext 208

Kenner International Night: KWIC Fundraiser

Date: 
Thursday, Feb 21st, 2019 - 5:30 pm

The 8th year the students at Kenner are doing this fundraiser event and this year KWIC is their organization of choice to support. Please feel free to share with your friends and family. 

Location: 
Kenner Collegiate Vocational Institute, 633 Monaghan Rd S, Peterborough

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