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In Northern Uganda, Forest Whitaker and his partners take stock of progress made by WPDI on the ground and welcome a new cohort of future community leaders

After two intense weeks supporting his programs in South Sudan and Uganda, our CEO/Founder Forest Whitaker concluded his mission in Uganda on a day of lively ceremonies and celebrations crowning two of the most important programs currently developed in the area. Visiting his programs within the...read more

Cultivating Youth Mediators and Peacemakers in Middle School

Whitaker Peace & Development Initiative (WPDI) is pleased to announce the launch of a peer mediation program at Carnegie Middle School in collaboration with partner California State University, Dominguez Hills. The peer mediation program is part of WPDI’s Domestic Harmonizer Program, a three-...read more

WALKING THE TALK: WPDI mobilizes former trainees from South Sudan in the training of a new cohort of peacemakers in the refugee camp in Uganda

WPDI organized an exceptional encounter this week at the Kiryandongo Refugee Settlement in Uganda, inviting Nandege Magdalena and Taban Oliver, two Trainers of Trainees (ToTs) from the program in the Eastern Equatoria State (EES) of South Sudan. The cohort of young women and men, most refugees from...read more

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