Research and Engagement Coordinator at the Civic Hub has joined our team in July – Lia Forma has experience in supporting the work of underserved communities, needs assessment studies, and connecting with a range of experiences in kind and compassionate ways. She is currently assembling an Advisory Group of community minded folks who are already Hub members and some who are not, for the post-pandemic direction setting for the Hub and for the broader community of equity seeking groups and initiatives.
NEW PROGRAMS – Internet Radio Station and Office Equipment Access at the Civic Hub. More information to come from Peace for All Canada.
UNSHELTERED CAMPAIGN – Petition to stop encampment evictions has been launched June 21 2022. Read more about the calls to action to the regional municipalities, who is currently supporting the ask, and what you can do!
LIVING BELOW THE LINE
Civic Hub is the proud host for the development and rehearsals of the anti-poverty engaged theatre production rooted in lived expertise! Let us know how you liked the performance.
Author Archives: Bob Jonkman
The Kitchener-Waterloo Taiwanese Canadian Association (KWTCA) was established in 1964 for Taiwanese-Canadian residents to enjoy activities together and share information about local lifestyles. Avon Chang and Kelly Hung speak with Bob Jonkman about the introduction of Taiwanese culture to Canada, … Continue reading
The Disabilities and Human Rights Group is a group of people that talk about disability from a human rights perspective. Some agencies that deal with disability forget the human rights aspect, and DHRG provides advocacy. Brad Ullner and Bob Jonkman … Continue reading
Reception House is a government-designated hub to welcome government-sponsored refugees to Waterloo Region. Chris Hussey, the Community Engagement Specialist, talks to Bob Jonkman about the process of refugee application and placement, the difficulties refugees face, and the services offered by … Continue reading
Oz Cole-Arnal started Alliance Against Poverty as Jubilee Wedge in 2008, to redistribute money from the “haves” to the “have very little”. But AAP is not just a sharing group, it’s a direct action group that advocates for free transit; … Continue reading
With the measures in place to mitigate the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic the Civic Hub is temporarily closed, as are many other facilities such as coffee shops, public washrooms, day drop-ins, internet access, community food distribution, and service programs. … Continue reading
The African Women’s Alliance started as an organization to get together as families, for women to teach their children their social culture, to know that Africa is not a country, but a continent of 54 countries. It started as a … Continue reading
One of the original partners of the Civic Hub, Divest Waterloo educates about climate change, and moving investments away from the 200 most egregious fossil fuel industries and into climate solutions. Not just renewable energy, but solutions to help us … Continue reading
Shiv Talwar is the founder of the Spiritual Heritage Education Network. He and Bob Jonkman talk about the intersection of spirituality, religion, science, humanity, and his new book, The Common Ground: A unified basis of existence. About Spiritual Heritage Education … Continue reading
Alan Coughlin tells Bob Jonkman about the Community Kitchen Cooperative Kitchener Waterloo, and a little bit about being a warden at the Civic Hub‘s host, the St. John’s Evangelical Church. About Community Kitchen Cooperative Kitchener Waterloo Contact: Alan Coughlin Address: … Continue reading
Ayiko Solomon talks to Bob Jonkman about the mission of Peace For All Canada to bring the spirit of caring to youth and the community The Record interviewed Ayiko Solomon in 2012: A voice in two worlds About Peace For … Continue reading