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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Independent Evaluation Finds the WPDI’s Conflict Resolution Program Beneficial for Schools

September 28, 2020 – It “really helped with cooperating with others, we can...

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A recent independent evaluation found that WPDI's Domestic Harmonizer Program helps bring #peace to school campuses. Read more here: #education #conflictresolution @Verizon l @BankoftheWest

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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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