One World Education News

July 24, 2014
One World Education is beginning its 2014-2015 school year with two fantastic new funders. Both are on board to support the expansion of the Writing Program into middle school - with their support we will be bringing the program to 8th graders in 10 public charter schools! The first new donor is The City Fund, an initiative of the District of Columbia’s One City Action Plan, which works to make the District of Columbia a more healthy, stable, and vibrant place to live for all its residents.... Read more
May 22, 2014
One World Education held its annual One World Writing Celebration on May 7, 2014. Students, teachers, families, and community members were all on hand as 17 students were honored as the new Student Ambassadors and two teachers received the Global Educator award. Check out our latest video, which features Porchia Latrice Ifill, a 2012 Ambassador who received our first annual scholarship of $1,000.     Visit our here for more pictures, videos, and to learn more about all these outstanding... Read more
May 6, 2014
What is One World Education? Students and teachers who participated in the One World Writing Program talk about the experience. Read more
March 13, 2014
One World Education is proud to announce that Founder and Executive Director Eric Goldstein has been selected as 2014 Fellow by the The Global Good Fund, a group with the vision of empowering high potential young leaders around the corner and across the globe to achieve the full scope of human potential. Every year, The Global Good Fund invests in a cohort of leaders who manage economically, socially, and environmentally sustainable organizations and businesses. The Global Good Fund invests in a... Read more
February 5, 2014
One World Education is getting ready to host our big event of the year, the 2014 One World Writing Celebration to honor the newly selected 2014 Student Ambassadors and their One World Reflection essays on topics ranging from culture to local and global issues. Mark your calendars and be sure to join us to celebrate these young writers and their contribution to student-driven curriculum for the 2013-2014 school year. More details to come soon. When: Wednesday, May 7, 2014 Where: GALA Theatre in... Read more
December 10, 2013
One World Education's grant support continues to grow, with donations from two foundations new to the organization. The J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation focuses primarily on helping youth secure a promising future by supporting secondary and higher education, mentoring, and youth leadership programs. And the mission of the Richard E. and Nancy P. Marriott Foundation is to help support organizations to increase education and human services. These generous grants will help OWEd deliver... Read more
November 12, 2013
One World Education is pleased to announce that it was a recipient of a DC Commission on The Arts & Humanities FY 2014 East of The River Grant, one of the seven grant programs that the DCCAH administers.  The DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities provides grants, professional opportunities, education enrichment, and other programs and services to individuals and nonprofit organizations in all communities within the District of Columbia.  The East of the River grant supports access... Read more
November 5, 2013
One World Education is honored to announce its recognition as one of Greater Washington’s best community-based charities in the 2013-2014 Catalogue for Philanthropy. This award reflects OWEd's status as a highly effective local charity, working to provide middle and high school Common Core literacy programs and publish student essays about cultural and global issues, promoting peer-to-peer learning and building the skills necessary for college and career writing. "OWEd's ability... Read more
November 4, 2013
One World Education is pleased to announce that The Georgetown Kiwanis Foundation, Inc. has chosen OWEd as one of its 2013 grant recipients. Internationally, Kiwanis clubs work together to achieve what one person cannot accomplish alone. Service is at the heart of every Kiwanis club, no matter where in the world it’s located. Members stage nearly 150,000 service projects and raise nearly US$100 million every year for communities, families and projects. "When you give a child the chance... Read more