One World Education News

May 15, 2010
In May, OWEd met another funding goal with our second annual fundraiser in New York City. To a room full of supporters in mid-town Manhattan, OWEd introduced the One World Schools Program and 2010 One World Student Ambassadors. Read more
April 15, 2010
Local CBS news reported on the impact and excitement of One World Education's Youth, Culture & Learning Celebration.  Watch below: Read more
April 1, 2010
This school year marked a great expansion of the Culture & Global Issues Reflection Contest, where 325 Capital Region students submitted their writing. From these submissions, 12 students were chosen as OWEd Ambassadors. Starting in April 2010, each month, one of these new Student Ambassadors will have their Reflection published on our website with curriculum to serve as teaching tools for other students.   Congratulations to our 2010 Student Ambassadors!   Ebenezer... Read more
February 26, 2010
On February 26, 2010, One World Education participated in the Just World Festival at Annandale High School along with US Congressman and former presidential candidate Dennis J. Kucinich and Owner of Busboys and Poets and Iraqi-American Peace Activist, Andy Shallal. The event was organized by the Annandale High School Just World and Interact Club and was open to students from the Mid-Atlantic region. Around 500 student attended the event and participated in the interactive... Read more
February 2, 2010
On February 2, 2010 One World Education led workshops at the Center for International Education symposium hosted by the Washington International School at the World Bank. This year's theme, Digital Media: Jump Starting Education and Action on Critical and Global Issues, was ideal to inspire students to think about potential reflections to submit to the OWEd, Culture & Global Issues Reflection Contest. The symposium included a keynote address by filmmaker, Karin Muller who... Read more
February 1, 2010
In February One World Education joined the DC One Fund. For over 50 years, District government employees and DC one fund retirees have stepped up to support nonprofit organizations through the DC One Fund. Read more
January 1, 2010
In January 2010, One World Education was featured in Splash Magazines Worldwide. The story highlights the achievement of our Schools and Community Programs in 2009. Read the full story here.   Read more
December 7, 2009
  On Monday, December 7th, One World Education held its first annual Holiday Season Celebration. Attendees of the event, held at Local 16, included educators, family and friends of OWEd team members, and many other supporters of our organization. Two Redskins tickets, generously donated by an OWEd supporter, were raffled off during this successful event. Thank you to everyone who helped us celebrate the holiday season and the recent accomplishments of One World Education. Read more
September 10, 2009
On September 10, 2009 Channel 9 News of CBS in Washington DC aired a two minute video story on the impact of One World Education in local schools. The story was filmed at two DCPS schools, Wilson High School and School Without Walls. The story focused on the origin of One World Education as it was used in one classroom, with the first set of student-authored Reflections. Now entering its second school year of operations, One World Education is partnering with more teachers and schools to create a... Read more
September 9, 2009
One World Education participated in its second International Literacy Day Celebration at the Thomas Jefferson building of the US Senate on September 9, 2009. The event celebrated DC, Nigerian and Ghanaian students of the Reading Across Continents project and the great work of other organizations including the Common Threads mentoring program and Everybody Wins DC. The keynote speaker was Alma Powell of America’s Promise Alliance. Read more