About US

We Serve Humanity

The Unity-and-Diversity World Council is a nonprofit, tax-exempt California corporation. It consists of a cooperating body of individuals, groups, and networks, dedicated to cultivating a culture of peace with justice, and building a sustainable future based on universal ethical and spiritual principles.

Our Vision

(1) To realize our connection to the Source of All Life and to all life forms.
(2) To facilitate personal and social transformation and cooperative activities for global peace and justice.
(3) To create an international vehicle for social, economic, and political cooperation.

UDC's Special Affiliates Creating

A Powerful & Postive Impact on the World

 The Association for Holistic Health and Mandala Society focuses on Enriching Integrity Circles; Establishing Intentional Communities, and Uniting Religions Through the Functional Bottom Line of Caring for Each Other.

JPP provides a multi-media platform designed to articulate and promote alternative narratives to hatred, violence, enmity, and destruction, including a documentary series, Warriors of the Heart, which chronicles those risking everything for peace in the Holy Land and the world.

Serving love, seeking to educate and empower, this volunteer-run organization helps feed hundreds of poor and homeless people every week. They also provide humanitarian aid globally to those areas prone to natural disasters.

From Wounded Warriors, the Homeless, Breast Cancer Survivors to Sex Trafficking, the Fight For Gun Safety, and the Fight For Justice in Wrongful Conviction Cases, Kindness & Hope brings these stories and more to the forefront in a bid to instill the belief that we can all overcome adversity.

Leland Stewart

A Tribute To Our Founder

In March, our founder, Leland Stewart passed away from natural causes, just days after celebrating his 90th birthday.
Leland’s vision provides the foundation for UDC, and as we go forward without him at the helm, we will endeavor to keep his spirit alive — forever paying homage to his legacy.

Meet the People

Committed To Creating Change


Latest NEWS

Spread The Spirit Of Peace With

Peace Poles

 The World Peace Prayer Society will be working with Unity-and-Diversity and the City of Los Angeles Recreation and Parks as well as the Cultural Affairs Department in planting Peace Poles through the beautiful parks in the city of the Angels with the words May Peace Prevail on Earth in many languages, welcoming inhabitants from every place on  the planet who now reside in the city of the Angels. 




Become A Member

Get Involved

A variety of Memberships for Unity-and-Diversity World Council are available. Please be sure to discover what suits your personal needs the best.

As part of our memberships, we provide an opportunity to become a participant in events that our board members are involved in.

From yoga retreats and meditation classes, healing workshops, and helping the homeless, they are a myriad of ways to become actively involved in UDC’s efforts to achieve peace and sustainability.