Kindred Credit Union Centre for Peace Advancement

Our Centre

The Kindred Credit Union Centre for Peace Advancement (CPA) is a unique space and working community on the University of Waterloo campus. The Centre stands as a bridge between campus and community, academics and practice, and faith and justice.

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Our participants

The CPA is home to University of Waterloo faculty and masters students, as well as peace-oriented entrepreneurs and established organizations from the region's vibrant peacebuilding field. The common goal of advancing peace is the lifeblood of the Centre's dynamic space. The people who call the Centre home acknowledge the important role of collaboration in pursuing and advancing peace.

  1. Jan. 17, 2017Tesatawiyat – Come In Tesatawiyat Gallery Launch poster

    See photo gallery from Tesatawiyat exhibit launch here.

    WATERLOO, ON -- Tesatawiyat means Come in in the Mohawk language. In that spirit, the Grebel Gallery invites the public to come in to enjoy a community art project featuring 19 photographs of First Nations families in their homes.

  2. Feb. 27, 2017CPA instigates a conversation about harnessing technological advancement to promote peace

    In January, an e-seminar, hosted by the Centre for Security Governance, took place on the topic of "PeaceTech: Harnessing Technology to Advance Peacebuilding".

    Paul Heidebrecht, Director of the Kindred Credit Union Centre for Peace Advancement (CPA) parntered with Mark Sedra, Executive Director of the Centre for Security Governance, in lining up speakers in preparation for the e-seminar.

  3. Feb. 21, 2017Project Ploughshares Marks 40 years

    On March 13 2017, Project Ploughshares is marking 40 years of work with a public lecture and conversation with Hiroshima survivor Setsuko Thurlow. Join them at Knox Presbyterian Church on Erb St. in Waterloo to join the conversation and to celebrate 40 years alongside Ploughshares.

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