Who We Are

Through KAIROS, 10 churches and religious organizations work together in faithful action for ecological justice and human rights.

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Through KAIROS, ordinary Canadians of faith and conscience work together for extraordinary change.

We bring people together:

  • Churches and religious organizations across denominations;
  • Advocates from Africa, Latin-America, Asia-Pacific and the Middle East with Canadians from coast to coast to coast;
  • Indigenous with non-Indigenous peoples;
  • Young activists with elders of the ecumenical movement
  • Women human rights defenders from the four corners of the world
  • Advocates of human rights with advocates of ecological justice.
  • The churches as institutions with their collective voice, and the church as spirit-filled movement of people.

We are an ecumenical movement for ecological justice and human rights. Formed in 2001 by bring together over 10 previous inter-church coalitions, our justice commitments reach back over 40 years.

We have a Board made up of representatives of our eleven churches and religious organizations, a staff of 19, in two offices (Toronto and Ottawa), five program Circles that help guide our work, and a network of activists in Canada, and partners in Canada and around the world.

We are a charitable joint venture administered by the United Church of Canada.