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WPDI graduates its first cohort of peer mediators at Carnegie Middle School

WPDI along with our collaborators at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) celebrated the graduation of the 17 peer mediators at Carnegie Middle School on May 15, 2018. Since launching this program in November 2017, the 7th and 8th grade students in the program demonstrate an...read more

WPDI and EAA join forces again to promote peace through youth leadership and global citizenship education in South Sudan and Uganda

On Friday 27th April, WPDI and the Education Above All (EAA) foundation held a ceremony in New York City to renew their partnership to assist communities impacted by conflict and poverty in South Sudan and Uganda. Building on our joint action in those two countries over the 2016-2017 period, our...read more

A year into the full launch of their program in the Kiryandongo Refugee Settlement, Uganda, WPDI and the Western Union Foundation are recording early promising successes

Two years ago, Hikmet Ersek, CEO of Western Union and Forest Whitaker, CEO/Founder of WPDI, met in Istanbul at the Humanitarian World Forum. The international community had gathered under the helm of the United Nations to address the issue of combining humanitarian assistance and development work,...read more

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