Kindred Credit Union Centre for Peace Advancement

Our centre and participants

The Centre for Peace Advancement (CPA) 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 CPA’s unique working community. The Centre 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 26 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 5, 2018Responding to the world refugee crisis: BVOR Sponsorship Conferencea refugee illustration

    The Kindred Credit Union Centre for Peace Advancement is proud to partner Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) Ontario in organizing this one day conference. Attend this conference to learn more about how we can respond to the current refugee crisis through the Blended Visa Office Referred (BVOR) Refugee Sponsorship program.

  2. May 28, 2018Community-Based Research Excellence Tool Launch + WorkshopCBRET Launch Publication

    Come and be informed about the new Community-Based Research Excellence Tool (CBRET). It is a reflective tool for academic and community researchers to assess their projects and proposals. This CBRET launching event will also be the first CBRET workshop for researchers to learn how to utilize the newly developed tool.

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