Grassroots Partnerships for Global Change

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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 - January 11, 2022
    As we reflect on the 12th Anniversary of the devastating earthquake in Haiti, you are invited to support Haitian Global Fellows Daniel and Malya have teamed up to provide critical support to families in need as the country rebuilds.
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    Goldin Global Fellows - December 23, 2021
    We invite you to support community driven social change in 24 communities across the globe through this collective campaign of the 2021 Goldin Global Fellows.
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    Goldin Global Fellows - December 22, 2021
    After 18 weeks of a transformative learning journey, the 2021 Goldin Global Fellows from Asia, Africa, Europe, and North and South America graduated on December 15th and are now certified leaders in community-driven social change.
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    Chicago Peace Fellows - December 21, 2021
    The 2021 Chicago Peace Fellows launched the We Care Van project to bring mental health services to the communities they serve. We Care Van is one out of the six projects that the Chicago Peace fellows started this year with the overall goal providing health and wellness services to communities across the West and South sides.
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    Mutual Aid Collaborative - December 07, 2021
    The Chicago Peace Fellows Mutual Aid Collaborative designed Chicago Stories On the Block to provide teens with 12 weeks of creative workshops featuring storytelling, poetry, photography, music and murals to help teens document their unique stories of family, community and self.
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    Chicago Peace Fellows - December 04, 2021
    Chicago Peace Fellows launched the Mutual Aid Collaborative as a model of shared leadership, collaborative decision-making and collective action to support our communities through the twin epidemics of COVID-19 and violence.
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    Neighborhood Activation - December 03, 2021
    This experiential program helped youth designers build a foundation in architecture and urban planning and establish the tools to communicate, advocate, and make an impact through design.
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    Chicago Peace Fellows - November 25, 2021
    Our Stories, Our Lives is one of the six summer projects that this year’s Peace Fellows collaboratively designed and supported using a dedicated pooled fund for violence prevention. The purpose of this project was to give young people a platform to tell their stories in different art forms with no limits.
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    Goldin Global Fellows - November 08, 2021
    As world leaders convene at the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26), the GCRF Water Security and Sustainable Development Hub at Newcastle University brings together teams from Colombia, Ethiopia, India and Malaysia to improve water security and to build resilient futures.
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    Chicago Peace Fellows - November 03, 2021
    The 2021 Chicago Peace Fellows cohort gathered to celebrate and reflect on nine months of shared learning and collaboration at a moving Graduation ceremony at the Chicago History Museum. The fellows were cheered by friends, family, civic leaders, and alumni as they each crossed the stage to receive their graduation certificate.