UPD in the News

July 16, 2017 – UPD 2017 – NBC 10 @Issue

Some volunteers, including a former project member, and a current participant talk about what it’s like for Catholic and Protestant youth from Northern Ireland coming to Delaware to “find common ground.”


January 23, 2017 – Pacem in terris: Working for peace with justice in a time of unrest

During “Peace Week Delaware” last September, Pacem in Terris invited Delaware’s youth to submit art depicting their vision for peace.  Over 240 pieces were displayed at The Delaware Contemporary…


November 17, 2015 – Ulster Project Delaware celebrates 40 years

As violent clashes between Catholics and Protestants in Northern Ireland raged in the summer of 1976, a group of teens from both religions traveled to northern Delaware for a lesson in tolerance and leadership…


July 18, 2014 – Teen Exchange Program Teaches Religious Tolerance

Some kids spend their summer watching television; others spend their summer at the pool. Some are lucky enough to have a summer job. Niall McDowell and Mary Kate Kane are learning how to end religious and social segregation in Northern Ireland…


July 4, 2014 – Local Exchange Program Fosters Peace in Northern Ireland

18 American and 18 Northern Irish teenagers have been charged with pacifying generations of violence, prejudice, and hate. Delaware is the breeding ground for that peace mission…


UPD teens from 2012 and 2013 volunteered at A.I. DuPont Hospital



Alex Simonds '12, Christina Conlin, '12 Holly Storm, '13, Caitlin Ritchie, '13 Tom Krienan, '13



Thanks to Alex Simonds ’12, Christina Conlin, ’12, Holly Storm, ’13, Caitlin Ritchie, ’13. Tom Krienen, ’13 for representing UPD in the community!