Meet Peter Karl

Peter’s charitable work began decades ago. He started his journey in Rwanda in 1994, working with the United Nations and Oxfam in the refugee camp during the genocide. He returned to Canada and began working with homeless youth on the streets of the Niagara Region. This work slowly evolved into working with over 100,000 kids in five provinces. He has collaborated with numerous other charitable organizations and governmental bodies including Sick Kids Hospital, the Winnipeg Police Service, the Salvation Army, the Toronto District School Board, Renascent House, the Provincial Governments’ of Ontario and Manitoba as well as the Government of Canada. Additionally, Peter Karl Youngren has been a guest lecturer at numerous Universities as well as many Public and Catholic schools across the country. His topics have been as diverse as anti-violence to leadership and more.
Peter Karl sat on an advisory panel with the Honourable Alvin Curling during a provincial review on the roots of youth violence. He has been a guest speaker at numerous conferences with thousands in attendance both in Canada and Internationally. He is a world traveler, having been to over 60 countries across four continents. A passion for study took Peter Karl to the University of Waterloo where he majored in Economics and Political Science before enrolling in Seminary for an additional two years of theological study. He has also received a Certificate of Higher Education for his three years of undergraduate work at the University of Oxford (England), in Philosophy.