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. Oct. 16, 201813 Ways to Advance Peace: Reflections on Peace Week 2018Two men shaking hands with art in background

    Peace advancement has many intersecting layers, perspectives and possibilities. For the past two years, the Kindred Credit Union Centre for Peace Advancement (CPA) has invited Waterloo Region to celebrate peace in ways they find most meaningful.

  2. Sep. 26, 2018Nurturing PeaceTech: SheLeads Joins the Epp Peace IncubatorCassie Myers pitching at Velocity competition


  3. Sep. 13, 2018South Korean Art Curator to Speak About His Exhibit on Peace in Korea

    Peace is not an absence of war, but the living process of freely interacting with others across borders seeking to understand their values and perspective, while striving for justice and truth.

    Art has unique potential to advance peace in transformative ways. In this spirit, the Kindred Credit Union Centre for Peace Advancement invites the public to engage with an exhibit of hope and reconciliation on September 20, 2018 at 4:00 pm.

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  1. Oct. 23, 2018Exhibit Reception Event Poster

    We invite you to join us on October 23, 2018 at 4:30 pm in the Grebel Gallery for a reception celebrating our new exhibit, Cultural translation: Negotiated third spaces and those who live there. Hear from artist Soheila Esfahani as she introduces her work and the inspiration behind the exhibit.

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