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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 - November 25, 2020
    As Coronavirus cases soar globally, and the pandemic too often hits the most vulnerable communities the hardest, Goldin’s Global Fellows around the world widen a cycle of compassion to provide support, food and feed their neighbors in need.
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    Global Goldin Fellow - November 14, 2020
    In the global coronavirus pandemic, we're all facing the same storm but we're not all in the same boat. In Makindu Village, a rural Kenyan enclave home to Global Fellow Miriam Ali Famau and approximately 10,000 people, the pandemic has been especially disruptive.
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    GLOBAL ALUMNI - November 10, 2020
    As virtual working becomes increasingly prevalent, our global fellows are at the forefront of visual facilitation techniques critical to remote learning and collaboration. Over 20 Global Fellows gathered for a Visual Collaboration workshop led by Bigger Picture in Denmark.
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    GLOBAL GOLDIN FELLOW - November 02, 2020
    Amidst the growing COVID-19 pandemic in South Africa, Dieudonne Allo and the team at Global Leading Light Initiative are helping youth succeed through social entrepreneurship in the technology sector.
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    My name is Yusuph Masanja, a 2018 Goldin Institute Global Fellow from Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. I’m writing to introduce myself and extend my gratitude to the Goldin Institute’s leadership for offering me an opportunity to serve my fellow Alumni as the Global Alumni Coordinator.
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    In the struggle and impact of the pandemic to the work as local young peacebuilders, there is a need to maximize the digital platform to continue the conversations, lobbying and efforts in promoting peace. While battling the invisible enemy which is the COVID-19, infodemics where news fake and disinformation also proliferate and put the lives of the netizens at risks.
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    Global Fellows - August 03, 2020
    "To the children: I pledge to do all I can do to make your lives safe, even if it means laying down my own life... We as a people must get involved to stop the bloodshed of our people. It doesn't matter the color. We're dying at an alarming rate and we must take a stand now."
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    GLOBAL FELLOWS - July 30, 2020
    YOLRED distributed emergency relief food, sanitary and educational materials worth over eight million Uganda shillings (about US$2,200) to at least one hundred families struggling to survive the disruption of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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    Global Fellows - July 09, 2020
    Cameroon is second only to South Africa in the number of COVID-19 cases, but thanks to your generosity, we have been able to purchase masks for young people, orphans and widows in two communities near Bamenda that were unprepared for the pandemic.
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    GLOBAL FELLOWS - June 01, 2020
    Geoffrey Omony provides an update on the work of YOLRED in Northern Uganda including work to protect former child combatants and ensure ethical research.