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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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    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.
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    Goldin Global Fellows - May 23, 2022
    2018 Goldin Global Fellow Cynthia Luvlee shares an inspiring update from Shyne San Diego, sharing the principles that powered the exponential growth of the Shyne Survivor Business Network™ which recently enrolled its 50th survivor entrepreneur!
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    Goldin Global Fellows - May 19, 2022
    In collaboration with Catalyst 2030, our team in Liberia mobilized our community to improve health and sanitation and hosted a conversation on narrowing the "justice gap" in the Glass Factory neighborhood.
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    Chicago Peace Fellows - May 01, 2022
    Chicago Peace Fellows provided 300 Mother's Day bouquets to mothers who have lost their children to violence in Chicago, bringing comfort to families impacted by gun violence and raising support for peace building projects in Chicago to prevent these tragedies in the future.
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    Chicago Peace Fellows - April 28, 2022
    The 2022 Chicago Peace Fellows met for the first time at the DePaul Center, bringing together a powerful community of activists, artists, social workers, and community leaders representing 14 community areas on the South and West sides of Chicago.