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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 - September 28, 2022
    Our 2022 Global Fellows (Spanish Edition) have been doing just that, by utilizing this opportunity to engage with their communities, peers, politicians, and civil society groups to further messages and actions around peace and healing. Below we share three stories from our Fellows in Colombia, Argentina, and Venezuela.
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    Goldin Global Fellows - September 27, 2022
    YOLRED launched a new apprentice program for Children Born of War (CBOW), helping children who were born during captivity to combatants under the Lord’s Resistance Army. The war ended over a decade ago, but there are now approximately 6,000-8,000 CBOW living in Northern Uganda.
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    Goldin Global Fellows - September 27, 2022
    The culture of the internet interwoven with traditional beliefs oftentimes creates a contradiction between old and new values. Consequently, the tension we are observing in our Israeli communities in general, and particularly the Bedouin community, represents a period of transition from tradition to modernization.
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    Goldin Global Fellows - September 01, 2022
    Now in its fourth year, the Week of Peace festival brings together different football, social, and political organizations into a safe space where ideas, actions, and dreams are worked around the ball, a tool for boosting peace and unity in Colombia.
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    Goldin Global Fellows - September 01, 2022
    As Trenzar Memorias, we came together to explore the emergence of social movements across South America and bring visibility to the history and memory of these strategies of practical and symbolic resistance.
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    Goldin Global Fellows - September 01, 2022
    Learn more about the unique and inspiring journey of twenty-four year old 2022 Global Fellow Johnatan Cordoba, a trained attorney who combines his legal skills with the arts to support youth development and youth leadership through Flowrencia Crew in Florencia, Colombia.
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    Mutual Aid Collaborative - August 27, 2022
    Mutual Aid Collaborative tackles violence in all its forms by launching Safety + Cycling team and providing bike helmets and safety tips at community events.
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    Mutual Aid Collaborative - August 23, 2022
    Chicago Peace Fellows’ Mutual Aid Collaborative hosted a conversation with Dr. Andrew Papachristos to build connections and learn how the science of social networks can be used to understand and and target support to people at the highest risk of becoming a victim of gun violence.
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    GATHER - August 19, 2022
    2019 Chicago Peace Fellow, Pastor Robert Biekman, is piloting a Community of Practice utilizing the GATHER Platform to foster peer-to-peer learning amongst newly ordained pastors with the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America (ELCA).
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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.