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04.12.21

WPDI’s Livelihood Program in and around the Kiryandongo Refugee Settlement Creates Opportunities for a New Cohort of 285 Aspiring Female Entrepreneurs

“Now, I know I can have an impact with my knowledge and skills” April 12, 2021 –...

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04.07.21

WPDI Empowers 8,000+ Students & Educators at 39 Schools in Cape Town’s Cape Flats to Disseminate a Culture of Peace and Non-Violence

April 7, 2021 – In recent weeks, as the COVID-19 pandemic has ebbed in South Africa,...

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03.31.21

WPDI and UN Women Join Forces Anew in South Sudan to Empower Young Women as Peace Ambassadors and Inform the Policy Debate on Women, Peace, and Security

March 31, 2021 – WPDI is proud to announce that we have renewed ties with...

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03.29.21

WPDI Arts & Crafts Trainees in the Karamoja Sub-Region Showcase Their Skills at a District-Level Showcase

March 29, 2021 – Earlier this month, female trainees who recently completed the...

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03.23.21

WPDI Expands its Business Bootcamp Program in South Africa’s Cape Flats

March 23, 2021 - Since the Whitaker Peace & Development Initiative (WPDI) began...

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03.21.21

International Day for the Elimination of Racism and Discrimination

A Blog Post by Forest Whitaker Humanity is in crisis. I think, of course, of COVID-19...

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03.19.21

WPDI Supports 1,600 Students at Stephen White Middle School through Distance “Advisory Classes” on Restorative Practices and Social-Emotional Learning

March 19, 2021 – As schools transitioned to virtual learning in the past year,...

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03.10.21

Despite COVID-19 Restrictions, WPDI Successfully Graduates the First Cohort of Vocational Course Trainees at Our Newest Community Learning Center in Uganda’s Karamoja Sub-Region

March 10, 2021 – Late last month, the Whitaker Peace & Development Initiative...

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03.08.21

Marching on March 8

A Blog Post on International Women's Day by Forest Whitaker On March 8, the world...

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03.03.21

WPDI’s New Cohort of Youth Peacemakers in the Karamoja Sub-Region Graduate From Their Intensive Training Program

March 3, 2021 – In February, the Whitaker Peace & Development Initiative...

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