Walker McDonald has received acknowledgements from:
> The Southern Poverty Law Center (placed his name on the Wall of Tolerance in Montgomery, Alabama). For contribution to tolerance and equality in American.
> United States Department of Justice (work in gang and violence prevention – 4Aspects Skills for Success program)
> A number of different schools and school districts (work in truancy reduction, tolerance, gang and violence prevention – 4Aspects Skills for Success program)
Walker has been interviewed by local newspapers and radio as well as international radio and internet media outlets. He lives in Denver Colorado with his partner Flora and they are both actively involved in the community.