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Forest Whitaker to read one of Martin Luther King’s historic speeches where it was first delivered, at Riverside Church fifty years ago

WPDI is very proud to announce that our CEO/Founder, Forest Whitaker has been invited to read, on 17 September, one of Martin Luther King’s most powerful speeches, “Beyond Vietnam”, at the very same pulpit of the same church on Riverside Drive in New York. The reading will mark the 50th more

Our new cohort of youth from Acholi, Northern Uganda, take a major step in their training as future peacemakers

From Monday 4 to Friday 8, WPDI held in our Gulu office in Northern Uganda, a training for the new cohort of young women and men we recruited in 2017 from the Acholi sub-region to promote peace and sustainable development in their communities. For these 15 young women and 15 young men, this more

In the refugee settlement of Kiryandongo, Northern Uganda, the Whitaker Peace Cup is set to become a celebration of peaceful coexistence

WPDI is proud to announce that last Tuesday, on 5 September, we launched the Whitaker Peace Cup in the Refugee Settlement of Kiryandongo in northern Uganda. For four months, more than 70 soccer teams – including girls and children’s teams – will compete to come closer together, build more