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Resolving conflict, one middle school at a time

Every day, countless children go to school across the country with open minds and a curiosity to see what the day will bring. Indeed, schools are built for this very reason: to teach our children about the fundamental subjects that they need to study to become successful, intelligent, and resilient...read more

Message from Forest Whitaker on the occasion of the International Day of Peace, 21 September 2016

September 21st was chosen by the United Nations as the International Day of Peace, an occasion for citizens in every country of the world to reflect on the meaning of peace in their lives and in their communities. This year’s theme, “The Sustainable Development Goals: Building Blocks for Peace,”...read more

Forest Whitaker Partners with Cal State University Dominguez Hills to Teach Middle School Students Peace and Conflict Resolution

On September 6, 2016, at a school-wide assembly at Andrew Carnegie Middle School, artist and social activist Forest Whitaker—the Founder and CEO of the Whitaker Peace & Development Initiative (WPDI) and UNESCO Special Envoy for Peace and Reconciliation—officially launched the Domestic...read more

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