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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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06.09.21

Nathaniel, a Talented WPDI Youth Peacemaker, Selected to Join a UN-Supported Program to Promote Youth Entrepreneurship

My name is Nathaniel and I am a 25-year-old South Sudanese refugee living at the...

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01.11.19

Meet Cissy Joy Namatovu in Uganda

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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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