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Rooted in the Power of Communities

Since 2002, the Chicago-based Goldin Institute has inspired, equipped and connected grassroots leaders in over 40 countries to lead community driven social change.

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    Goldin Global Fellows - August 02, 2022
    The Goldin Institute is proud to introduce the inaugural Spanish Language Cohort of Goldin Global Fellows! We invite you to learn about each of the outstanding Goldin Global Fellows coming who live and work in Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Haiti, Mexico, Spain, the United States and Venezuela.
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    Goldin Global Fellows - July 27, 2022
    We have so much to learn from children who can help us integrate our activism into our lives and embrace the elements of playfulness, joyfulness, loving-kindness, presence, creativity, and our capacity to re-imagine what’s possible.
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    Mutual Aid Collaborative - July 19, 2022
    Chicago Peace Fellows Mutual Aid Collaborative hosts Civic Partner Series conversation with University of Chicago Medicine Violence Recovery Team to learn about a unique public health model of violence interruption.
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    Chicago Peace Fellows - July 14, 2022
    Chicago Peace Fellow Pilar Audain partnered with theater company Collaboration to design and host Moonset Sunrise, a theatrical experience rooted in healing, self-care and collective growth through song, storytelling, dance and ritual.
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    Mutual Aid Collaborative - June 24, 2022
    Chicago Peace Fellows Mutual Aid Collaborative are working to address an increased demand for blood from Black and Brown donors through holding the #OurBloodMatters blood drive as part of the ongoing project called The Safety Net.
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    Goldin Global Fellows - June 20, 2022
    The Goldin Institute invites you to learn about each of our 2022 Goldin Global Fellows who will learn and work together as a Community of Practice, building on the talents of their neighbors and the assets of their communities to make real and lasting change around the world.
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    Goldin Global Fellows - June 10, 2022
    To solidify and spread the benefits of the peace agreement in the Southern Philippines, we need to lean into the indigenous culture of volunteerism, known locally as "bayanihan" as a peace multiplier that shapes the Bangsamoro youth as proactive agents of peace, development, and social transformation.
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    Mutual Aid Collaborative - June 04, 2022
    The Chicago Peace Fellows Mutual Aid Collaborative held the Second Annual Concert for Peace at the Hatchery on June 4th, celebrating the artistic accomplishments of their communities and a shared commitment to improving their neighborhoods.
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    Mutual Aid Collaborative - June 03, 2022
    Chicago Peace Fellows hosted a conversation at the Firehouse Community Arts Center on June 3, 2022 to discuss community safety and crime data with the University of Chicago Crime Lab as part of the Mutual Aid Collaborative’s Civic Leaders series.
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    Goldin Global Fellows - May 25, 2022
    Mahdar Tahir, Goldin Global Fellow from Malaysia and founder of the Crescent Collective, calls for religious freedom and shares insights on the role of religious leaders in building social harmony.