Whitaker Peace & Development Initiative works with young men and women to develop their skills as leaders, as peace builders, and community builders.

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WPDI’s Domestic Harmonizer Program For Peace Education Sparks Interest Among Educators At Two US Conferences

January 6, 2020 – Earlier this month, the Whitaker Peace & Development...

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The 13 WPDI youth #peacemakers taking part in a @USADF #Business & #Entrepreneurship training are now pitching their business plans. The winners of the competition will be announced shortly! #peace #education #changemakers #SouthSudan

#peacemakers #Business #Entrepreneurship #peace #education #changemakers #SouthSudan

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We must plant the
seeds of hope,
We must nurture
the seeds of peace.

Together, it’s possible.

Forest Whitaker, Founder and CEO
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