One World Education News

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
October 8, 2013
One World Education held its third Student Ambassador Speaker Series event on Saturday, October 5th, at Politics and Prose Bookstore and Coffeehouse. Six OWEd Student Ambassadors read their entire One World Reflections and then took questions from the audience. There was a great turnout, and the students demonstrated confidence and knowledge as they presented their essays! The students have all participated in the One World Writing Program through their schools, and were selected as One World Ambassadors... Read more
September 10, 2013
One World Education launched its Student Ambassador Speaker Series last year, and it was so well received that we're doing it again! Held at the Politics and Prose Bookstore, OWEd Student Ambassadors will read their entire One World Reflections and then take questions from the audience. Ranging from 6th to 12th graders, the students have all participated in the One World Writing Program and were selected as One World Ambassadors based on the strength of their essays. When: Saturday, October... Read more