|Record #: PET0623||Last Modified: 21 Nov 2019||Last Full Update: 21 Nov 2019|
|Description (Service)||KWIC connects people to global issues and local initiatives through opportunities that can change how we understand the world and to create equitable and sustainable communities.
* Global Education and Resource Centre provides learning and working space including a free lending library.
As a grassroots, charitable organization, change happens through 3 key program areas:
* Community Education: Connects community to global issues through education events, workshops, film, panel and artist presentations
* Youth & In-School Programs: Supports youth through education, leadership training, employment/mentorship, internships and valuable volunteer opportunities. The Seeds for Justice Facilitators Collective develops and facilitates participatory workshops for schools and groups on a variety of issues ranging from Youth & Democracy to Food Waste with a focus on building inclusive, welcoming youth spaces. * Global Youth - one day conference for local youth for a day of networking, workshops, speakers and inspiration.
* KWIC Umbrella: Currently support TRACKS Youth Program, Youth Leadership in Sustainability (YLS), Trent Oxfam and Sustainable Trent.
|Hours||Office: Mon-Thu 9:30 am-4 pm * call ahead to ensure someone can meet with you.
Global Education and Resource Centre: Mon-Fri 7 am-7 pm
|Dates||Sep-Jun (Call for hours during summer.)|
|Areas Served||Peterborough (County of)|
|Eligibility||Program eligibility varies. Contact for details.|
|Application||Call for information.|
|Languages||English - French language workshops may be possible ; French - workshops may be possible ; Some print materials available in Spanish|
|Fees||Membership - Suggested $25, pay what you can ; None - Most non-fundraising events are free or pay what you can. ; Educational events and programs may have a nominal fee, pay what you can. * Cost is not to be a barrier to participation in KWIC activities.|
|Address and Location|
|Site Location||Room B101 - Environmental Sciences Centre, ground floor, take Hall B under stairs, first door on right. Downtown office is located 3rd floor of Sadleir House at 751 Water Street.|
|Located In Community||Peterborough|
|Address & Map||
1600 West Bank Dr, Environmental Sciences Centre, Room B101, East Bank
Peterborough, ON K9J 7B8
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|Intersection||Nassau Mills Rd and East Bank Dr|
|Physical Access||Fully Accessible ; Designated parking at entrance ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Elevator with braille and voice/tone features ; Dedicated accessible washroom with all features ; The Resource Centre can be EMF-reduced (there is no active wifi router in the room).|
|Social Media|| Facebook: www.facebook.com/KWICPeterborough
|Primary Contact||Julie Cosgrove, Executive Director; Email: email@example.com|
|Primary Executive||Hermione Rivison, Chair, KWIC Board of Directors|
|Mailing Address||PO Box 895
Peterborough, ON K9J 7A2