Dwight Warren, John McKim Fellow (he/him)
Dwight Warren is the Executive Director Emeritus of the McKim Center and the McKim Community Association, Inc. For over fifty years, he was a pioneer for peace and wellness education through athletics as the head of the McKim Center.
Mr. Warren is a graduate of Morgan State University and an iconic athletic director, physical education teacher, and wrestling coach whose cerebral approach to sports have advanced the highest ideals for thoughtful, reflective sportsmanship for decades.
In 2020, the Maryland State Wrestling Association honored Mr. Warren with the Johnny Eareckson Award for Lifetime Service. He continues to coach wrestling at Mergenthaler Vocational Technical High School in his 70s until this day.
He has taught thousands of students and is an incubator of peace programming in Baltimore City. His mentees and students have become leading figures for credible messaging for peace and nonviolence in the greater Baltimore area.
Mr. Warren is a pioneer in community education and a lifelong proponent of youth engagement typified by structure, discipline, love, and respect. Mr. Warren helps lead expeditionary learning and field trips for Wisdom Projects in our partnership with the McKim Center.