The initiative was recognized by the Future of Good among 100 Canadian Recovery Projects! Community continues to rally around the initiative – watch the video A Better Tent City, read more about the community, and donate so we can prepare for the next move!
Unsheltered Campaign has relaunched the campaign Decriminalize Homeless Encampments in Waterloo Region: we are asking the groups and organizations in Waterloo Region to show solidarity and add their signature to the letter to the Regional Council and staff with the urgent request to support a stop to evictions and decriminalize encampments, respect the claim to human rights and dignity of the unsheltered homeless, and ensure funding and support in locations where people are. Add Your group or organization to the letter as more conversations are on the way with city councils and bylaw enforcement staff – let us know at email@example.com
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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
Peter Jantzi and Rene Sellier chat with Bob Jonkman about WR Nonviolence, the events they put on, the meaning of Nonviolence, and how the Civic Hub has helped the organization. About WR Nonviolence Contact: Matt Albrecht Website: https://wrnonviolence.org/ Twitter: @WRNonviolence … Continue reading