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PeaceGeeks in the Media

Vancouver PeaceGeeks refugee app awarded $750,000 by Google (Mar 31, 2017)
http://dailyhive.com/vancouver/vancouver-peacegeeks-refugee-app-google-impact-challenge

PeaceGeeks on CBC Vancouver News Live (starts at 20:40) (Mar 30, 2017)
https://www.facebook.com/VancouverCBC/videos/vb.139973899373506/1316456098391941/?type=2&theater

Vancouver non-profit app developers win $750K prize from Google (CBC News, Mar 30, 2017)
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/vancouver-peacegeeks-app-refugee-1.4048994

Technology helping newcomers in Metro Vancouver (New Canadian Media, Mar 26, 2017)
http://www.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/40969-technology-helping-newcomers-to-metro-vancouver-technology-helping-newcomers-to-metro-vancouver

Vancouver's PeaceGeeks in running for Google prize with refugee app (Global News, Mar 24, 2017)
http://globalnews.ca/news/3334312/vancouvers-peacegeeks-in-running-for-google-prize-with-refugee-app/

PeaceGeeks among top 10 finalists for Google Canada Impact Challenge (Vancouver Observer, Mar 23, 2017)
http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/peacegeeks-among-top-10-finalists-google-canada-impact-challenge

Une application vancouvéroise pour aider les réfugiés à s’installer au Canada (ICI Radio-Canada, Mar 21, 2017)
http://ici.radio-canada.ca/nouvelle/1023509/aide-refugies-technologie-peacegeeks-application

Vancouver app aims to connect refugees with needed services (CBC News, Mar 20, 2017)
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/app-refugee-peacegeeks-1.4033890

Vancouver app aims to connect refugees and immigrants with resettlement services (Metro News, Mar 20, 2017)
http://www.metronews.ca/news/vancouver/2017/03/20/peace-geeks-refugee-app-to-connect-newcomers-with-services.html

Google gives grants to 'Geeks' using tech to help refugees in Vancouver (Business in Vancouver, Mar 7, 2017)
https://www.biv.com/article/2017/3/biv-roundhouse-march-7-google-gives-grant-geeks-us/

UN launching new app for Syrian refugees developed in Vancouver (Daily Hive Vancouver, Oct 6, 2016)
http://dailyhive.com/vancouver/un-services-advisor-app-peacegeeks-jordan-syria-turkey-somalia-kenya-2016

PeaceGeeks in Vancouver hold hackathon to develop refugee apps (Global TV News, Nov 28, 2015)
http://globalnews.ca/news/2368396/peace-geeks-in-vancouver-hold-hackathon-to-develop-refugee-app/

Local tech developer build app for Syrian refugees (CKNW Radio, Nov 28, 2015)
http://www.cknw.com/2015/11/28/local-tech-developer-builds/

Early Edition with Rick Cluff (CBC Radio 1, Nov 27, 2015)
http://www.cbc.ca/player/play/2679591247

La technologie au services des refugies (Radio Canada, Nov 27, 2015)
http://ici.radio-canada.ca/emissions/midi_express/2015-2016/chronique.asp?idChronique=390855

Syrian refugees get Peace Geeks app to track services in camps (CBC News Online, Nov 26, 2015)
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/services-advisor-app-refugees-1.3339989

Les enfants de Ushahidi: endiquer la violence en periode electorale au Nigeria (Le Monde, Nov 19, 2015)
http://www.lemonde.fr/afrique/article/2015/11/19/les-enfants-d-ushahidi-8-10-endiguer-la-violence-en-periode-electorale-au-nigeria_4813710_3212.html

Vancouver group creates app to help refugees find services (Co-op Radio, Nov 18, 2015)
http://rabble.ca/podcasts/shows/redeye/2015/11/vancouver-group-creates-app-to-help-refugees-find-services

Spotlight on PeaceGeeks (The Centre for Innovation Justice & Technology, Nov 15, 2015)
http://www.thecenter.org/spotlight-on-peacebuilding-peacegeeks/

Les enfants de Ushahidi: une carte pour recenser les violences civils au Burundi (Le Monde, Nov 10, 2015)
http://www.lemonde.fr/afrique/article/2015/11/10/une-carte-pour-recenser-toutes-les-violences-civiles-au-burundi_4806821_3212.html

Media Hype and Refugee Crisis (CKNW, Nov 8, 2015)
https://soundcloud.com/cknw/jill-bennett-show-media-hype-and-refugee-crisis-november-8-2015

Syrian Refugees Get Peace Geeks App to Track Services in Camps (CBC, Nov 27, 2015) 
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/services-advisor-app-refugees-1.3339989

Local Tech Developer Builds App of Syrian Refugees (CKNW, Nov 28, 2015)  
http://www.cknw.com/2015/11/28/local-tech-developer-builds/

'PeaceGeeks' in Vancouver Hold Hackathon in Vancouver to Develop Refugee App (Global News, Nov 29, 2015) 
http://globalnews.ca/news/2368396/peace-geeks-in-vancouver-hold-hackathon-to-develop-refugee-app/