Our centre and participants
The Kindred Credit Union Centre for Peace Advancement is a dynamic space on the University of Waterloo campus, home to peace-oriented innovators, and established organizations from the regions vibrant peacebuilding field. The common goal of advancing peace collaboratively and creatively is the lifeblood of the Centre for Peace Advancements unique working community. The Centre for Peace Advancement stands as a bridge between campus and community, academics and practice, and faith and justice.
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada is a leading hub for innovation on a national and global scale. The University of Waterloo has been consistently ranked as Canada's most innovative university by Maclean's university rankings. UWaterloo operates the world's largest co-operative education program, and now supports a wide array of student entrepreneurship opportunities. In addition to being the home of countless cutting-edge tech companies, our surrounding community has nurtured significant social innovations in areas such as restorative justice, poverty alleviation, and refugee resettlement.
Acting for peace
Intersecting peace-building and the arts can be shown in the inspiring work by our past incubator participant, Theatre of the Beat, and current participants such as The Ripple Effect Education, and the Intercultural Dialogue Institute. Learn more about how Theatre of the Beat uses their thought-provoking theatres to educate and inspire the audience in peacemaking and social justice.
Mapping complex systems - an exciting 2023 campus final!
Find out who won UWaterloo's 2023 Map the System campus finals! Learn more about the topics of the 5 student teams chosen as finalists and next steps towards the Canadian finals!
MCC and the Centre for Peace Advancement – Engaging students in advocacy
Learn more about the connection between the Centre and MCC and the opportunities this provides. Including Program Assistant Selah's reflection on her experience at the 2023 Peace and Justice Student Seminar.