Conrad Grebel University College
140 Westmount Road North
Waterloo, ON, Canada N2L 3G6
Kindred Credit Union Centre for Peace Advancement
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 region's vibrant peacebuilding field. The common goal of advancing peace collaboratively and creatively is the lifeblood of the Centre for Peace Advancement’s 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 rated Canada’s most innovative university for 28 consecutive years (1997-2020), 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.
- July 27, 2021
“What are you listening to right now?” has become a popular topic at Centre for Peace Advancement coffee breaks, and with good reason. As a popular medium for storytelling, podcasts have become instrumental in provoking nuanced and multidimensional dialogue around peacebuilding and conflict. Available on a wide variety of free and paid platforms, podcasts make peace dialogue more accessible, consumable, and enjoyable for many.
Whether you want to relax, learn, or create a podcast of your own, there is something out there for you. For your next listening session, check out these options created by or featuring Centre community members.
- July 15, 2021
On Tuesday July 13th, 2021, Grebel Peace Incubator participant GeoMate launched the first ever Accessible City Challenge (ACE). Created to help Canadian cities meet the population’s growing need for accessibility, ACE is GeoMate’s invitation to municipalities to collaborate for transformative change and embrace a more accessible future.
- June 29, 2021
For the first time this Fall, a student enrolled in Conrad Grebel University College’s Master of Peace and Conflict Studies (MPACS) program will receive a new scholarship honouring the legacy of Malcolm X. Grebel Peace Incubator participant, Majid Mirza of ESGTree, was instrumental in bringing the Malcolm X Peace and Conflict Studies Scholarship to life with support from dedicated donors and the approval of Malcolm X's family.