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 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. Jan. 18, 2019Following the path of peace: Suyeon’s experience with the International Volunteer Exchange ProgramSuyeon

    For the past three years, the Kindred Credit Union Centre for Peace Advancement (CPA) has been connecting with aspiring peacebuilders around the world through the Mennonite Central Committee’s (MCC) International Volunteer Exchange Program (IVEP).

  2. Jan. 7, 2019Map the System: thinking differently about social and environmental changeFall in love with the problem, not the solution

    Want to explore a social or environmental issue that matters to you? Do you want to connect with other socially conscious students, researchers and practitioners at the University of Waterloo and beyond?

  3. Dec. 18, 2018Keeping killer robots fictionalProject Ploughshares staff poses with photo campaign poster

    Through the #12days4good campaign, the Kindred Credit Union Centre for Peace Advancement (CPA) is advancing peace with local organizations by giving back to the community during the holiday season.

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