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ONIGIRI Project 2018 a success; participants describe “impactful” experience

Yuka Shimabayashi (16A/B) October 5, 2018
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World ONIGIRI Friends Project Overview This project was created to be a “Japan experience tour” for Up with People alumni. The first World ONIGIRI Friends Project, or “ONIGIRI Project” was last summer, in
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Nkululeko Shelembe (13B) mentors youth in Johannesburg after UWP

Megan Luebke (09B) October 5, 2018
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NK with a group of children in Johannesburg, South Africa Often, when I see an update from NK on Facebook, it involves him giving tours of his country to individuals
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“Up with People Pride Day” unites alumni across the world, sparks conversation

UWPIAA September 7, 2018
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Photos gathered from the IAA Facebook group, all shared by alumni on 31 August 2018 Just a few weeks ago, Barry Marlow (83C) posted a message to the UWPIAA Facebook group, reminding
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Nick Hinton (18A) reflects on his UWP experience

Nick Hinton (18A) September 7, 2018
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I was so excited to begin a new experience with Up with People after hearing so many good things about the program. However, even having heard stories from my aunt
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Reunion 2018 Round-Up

Elisheva Basseri (98E), Duffy Bledsoe (68A), John Parker (65A) and Matthew Serafin (16A/B) September 7, 2018
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Last month’s Reunion 2018 at the J.W. Marriott Starr Pass resort in Tucson, AZ was (as always) a spectacular event—but this year was something special. Not only was it the
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Betty Belk surprised by inaugural award named in her honor at Reunion 2018

UWPIAA August 9, 2018
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Dale Penny (Up with People CEO) and Phil Worcester (IAA President) presented Betty Belk with the inaugural Betty Belk Award of Distinction for her inspiration, guidance and unceasing devotion to the Up
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2018 UWPIAA Alumni Award Winners Announced

UWPIAA July 13, 2018
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2018 J. Blanton Belk Outstanding Alumnus – Darrel LeJeune Darrel LeJeune will be recognized as the 2018 J. Blanton Belk Outstanding Alumnus at this year’s Reunion.  After traveling with Cast
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How would you Reach Out?

Zan Diener, ROAAN President July 13, 2018
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UWP Alumni Helping UWP Alumni Times changed from when you traveled. We are so fortunate for our time together on the road. Now years later, many of our cast mates
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World ONIGIRI Friends Project brings alumni together to tour Japan

Shinichi Miyawaki, Asia and Oceania Representative July 13, 2018
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This summer, about 15 Up with People alumni will gather for the second World ONIGIRI Friends Project tour through Japan. From 12-26 July, participants will engage communities in volunteer work,
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And the answer is… UWP Jeopardy – A Challenge of the Eras

UWPIAA June 8, 2018
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    On Thursday evening of Reunion 2018, the UWPIAA will host UWP Jeopardy – A Challenge of the Eras. This will be a fun and faced-paced game show set
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