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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 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 more

UNESCO Courier: The story of Magdalena - South Sudan

WPDI Youth Peacemaker Magdalena Nandege's story was highlighted in the October-December 2017 edition of the UNESCO Courier: "I think that art can do a lot for peace in South Sudan, so much more than long speeches. It can show positive characters that people can identify with, inviting them more