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Giving back "runs" in the family
With the Scotiabank Charity Challenge 5K and Half Marathon just one week away, we wanted to feature the Canning family, who is...
Jun 14, 2019
PeaceGeeks Jordan team member named a United Nations Alliance of Civilizations Fellow!
Our Meshkat Community Digital Engagement Officer Tasneem was recently accepted as a candidate for the 2019 ...
May 7, 2019
How to respond to hate with love
“We will have to repent in this generation ― not merely for the hateful words and actions of the bad people but for the appalling silence...
Mar 26, 2019
How housing (un)affordability in Vancouver is hitting one of the most vulnerable groups: refugees
It is very likely you’ve felt the crunch of Vancouver’s soaring rental prices. This year, the westcoast city was named the world’s second...
Mar 11, 2019
A word after a word after a word is power: from Australia to Jordan and back, stories that move us
In “Spelling Poem,” Canadian author Margaret Atwood writes “a word after a word after a word is power.”
The phenomenon of storytelling has...
Feb 13, 2019
Introducing: Arrival Advisor!
Here at the PeaceGeeks Vancouver office, our team has been feverishly working on a mobile app called Arrival Advisor. From design and...
Feb 1, 2019
2018 in Review
A few days before the start of the New Year, I had the opportunity to visit PeaceGeeks HQ in Gastown, Vancouver, to talk with Digital...
Jan 7, 2019
Refugee family reunited after years apart just in time for Christmas
Mohammed Alsaleh arrived in Canada as a Syrian refugee four years ago, at the end of November. He fled Syria in early 2014 and spent most...
Dec 20, 2018
PeaceTalks: Threats to independent journalism as the DRC heads towards its next elections
“It's not a Canada problem or a Congo problem, it’s a humanity problem.” - Babaluku, Congolese Rapper & Rights Activist
Dec 12, 2018
The media needs to diversify its coverage of refugees. And readers need to demand it.
“The media doesn’t do a good job covering refugee stories,” said journalism veteran and Executive Director of the Global Reporting Centre...
Oct 5, 2018