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.

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. Nov. 3, 2017When peace and innovation meet: Start-ups that are working for peace in Waterloo RegionPoster for Peace Incubator Showcase

    Demine Robotics is building a robot to defuse landmines in Cambodia. EPOCH has developed an app that connects refugees with community members to support their integration process.

  2. Oct. 27, 2017Nobel Peace Prize elevates nuclear ban effortCesar speaking at podium

    Executive Director of Project Ploughshares, Cesar Jaramillo was in Toronto today to urge Canada to join the treaty to ban nuclear weapons.

  3. Oct. 12, 2017Kindred Credit Union Recognized for its Positive Impacts

    Kindred Credit Union has been accepted into membership in the Global Alliance for Banking on Values (GABV) for their commitment to affecting positive change. Through its membership, Kindred will be connected to organizations from around the world who are similarly committed to conducting business – and banking – in a socially and environmentally responsible manner. There are over 43 financial institutions that are a part of the GAVB who together serve 41 million customers.

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  1. Nov. 20, 2017Celebration of Social Enterprises

    Do you want learn about social enterprises while networking at the Google Community Space? Come to the Celebration of Social Enterprises on November 20th to hear from Groshe International CEO and Chief Sustainability Officer, Helmi Ansari and network with successful social entrepreneurs from the Guelph, Wellington, and Waterloo region.

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