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07.27.20

Nine Youth-Led Businesses to be Launched in South Sudan’s Equatorias Region with the Support of WPDI and Our Partners

July 27, 2020 – Last month, the Whitaker Peace & Development Initiative (WPDI)...

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07.23.20

At An UN Online Panel, Artist and Activist Forest Whitaker Declares That the COVID-19 Crisis Has Brought the World Together Nonetheless

July 23, 2020 – On July 15, our CEO & Founder, Forest Whitaker, was invited...

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07.21.20

As Lockdown Reveals a Dramatic Surge in Violence Against Women in Cape Flats, Local Leaders Request That WPDI Train Them and Residents About Gender Equality

July 21, 2020 – Across South Africa, since the implementation of a national lockdown...

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07.20.20

International Mandela Day: A Chance at Changing Hearts

A Message from WPDI CEO Forest Whitaker  July 18, 2020 – The life and lessons...

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07.03.20

WPDI Reopens its Community Learning Center in Athlone, South Africa

July 3, 2020 – After nearly three months’ time, the Whitaker Peace & Development...

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06.23.20

Stand Together

A Message from WPDI CEO Forest Whitaker  June 23, 2020 – This year, the world...

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06.20.20

Meet Rajab, a Refugee Turned WPDI Youth Peacemaker in Uganda’s Kiryandongo Refugee Settlement

June 20, 2020 – My name is Rajab Said Emad. I am 26 years old and live in the...

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Meet Esther, a Refugee Turned WPDI Youth Peacemaker in Uganda’s Kiryandongo Refugee Settlement

June 20, 2020 – My name is Esther Areymo Ambrose. I am South Sudanese and 28 years...

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06.12.20

Meet Richard Komakech, a WPDI Youth Peacemaker in Uganda’s Acholi Sub-Region

June 12, 2020 – My name is Richard Komakech. I am 30 years old and live in Northern...

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06.01.20

Meet Juan Diego, a WPDI Youth Peacemaker in Mexico’s Chiapas State

June 1, 2020 - My name is Juan Diego Garcia Ruiz. I am from the Tumbo community...

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