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Up with People International Alumni Association


Inspire our global community to be committed difference-makers.


Provide meaningful programs and interactions to our alumni community, engaging, connecting, and inspiring a lifelong journey of celebration, exploration, and learning.

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Latest News

Headshots of the current active board members.

We wanted to share with you the current list of active Up with People International Alumni Association board members. These volunteer alumni represent you and are hard at work to...Read More

Photo of the book cover The Poems of Paul Colwell featuring Paul playing a guitar in front of a red curtain.

Paul Colwell is the most prolific songwriter in the storied, 55-year expanse of the Up with People phenomenon. He is not only a musical founder of Up with People, but...Read More

The election results are in! Thank you to all of you who participated and voted for the new External Relations and Travel Chairs. By 2024, ALL Up with People International...Read More

Photo of white Up with People archive boxes stacked on shelves

Since 2009, the Up with People (UWP) Archive has been housed in Special Collections at the University of Arizona (UArizona). Many alumni know of the archive, but we hear many...Read More