Kindred Credit Union Centre for Peace Advancement

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 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.

Our ecosystem

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 27 years running, 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.

  1. May 7, 2019New Fraktur Exhibit Aims to Create Space for New HistoriesNew Fraktur Exhibit Dates May 6 - October 25

  2. Apr. 23, 2019Students explore the implications of artificial intelligenceMimi Onuoha, Diane Reynolds, Branka Marijan, and David Jones during roundtable discussion

    Mimi Onuoha, Diane Reynolds, Branka Marijan, and David Jones during the roundtable discussion "Why Artificial Intelligence Matters."

    On April 4, Branka Marijan of Project Ploughshares and two upcoming PeaceTech Living Learning Community Peer Leaders took part in the University of Waterloo’s 2019 Artificial Intelligence Summit.

  3. Apr. 18, 2019Be a peace innovatorPeace innovator alumna Olivia

    Calling all students entering their final year of high school!

    We’re looking for our next cohort of peace innovators who are ready to tackle a problem that they are passionate about in their community. Could this be you or someone you know?

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