Kindred Credit Union Centre for Peace Advancement
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.
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.
- Aug. 9, 2017
Every year, on September 21 and the week surrounding it, the world celebrates the International Day of Peace.
- Aug. 2, 2017
"Reflections and Gleanings: A learning document of the Global Mennonite Peacebuilding Conference and Festival" is now available for review.
- June 22, 2017
As many are aware, World Refugee Day took place this past Tuesday, June 20. On Wednesday, CPA Director, Paul Heidebrecht, wrote a letter to the editor of the Waterloo Region Record reflecting on
the demonstrated potential of this region to innovate solutions to the refugee crisis. Perhaps most significantly, he called readers to continue our innovative legacy, noting the desperate need for more breakthroughs, considering the complexity and scale of the problem.
- Aug. 14 to 31, 2017
This special 3 week exhibit, featuring local artist Kandace Boos, is a visual exploration of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.
- Sep. 21, 2017
Join us on September 21, the International Day of Peace and World Alzheimer's Awareness Day, to celebrate the launch of this exhibit. Painting a Picture of Dignity explores the theme of dignity from the lens of people who are experiencing Alzheimer's and dementia.