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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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    Chicago Peace Fellows - July 08, 2019
    Chicago Peace Fellows explore the Principles of Kingian Nonviolence at special training with the Institute for Nonviolence Chicago.
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    Chicago Peace Fellows Gloria Smith and Sokoni Karanja share an update from the 2019 Family and Youth Peace Day, one of eight projects the Chicago Peace Fellows collaboratively designed and supported to put our principles and insights into practice to build peace over the summer.
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    Chicago Peace Fellows - June 19, 2019
    The Chicago Peace Fellows visited the Field Museum of Natural History on June 19, 2019, for a guided tour of the "Looking at Ourselves: Rethinking the Sculptures of Malvina Hoffman" and discussion on the theme of the Role of Race and Representation in Peace Building with museum staff.
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    Chicago Peace Fellows - June 18, 2019
    On June 18, 2019, the Chicago Peace Fellows met with Derrick Faulkner and Art Richardson from the Chicago Park District to explore collaborations for peace building and violence prevention over the summer.
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    Chicago Peace Fellows - June 14, 2019
    Chicago Peace Fellow Maria Velazquez invited her peers to join the street festival for members of the Little Village community and tour the Telpochcalli Elementary School.
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    Global GATHER Fellows - June 12, 2019
    Exciting news from Global GATHER Fellow Alumnus Dieudonne Allo of the Global Leading Light Initiative in Mthatha, South Africa about being selected for the 2019 Red Bull Amaphiko Academy and global partnerships with Fellows in Chicago and San Diego.
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    Chicago Peace Fellow - June 12, 2019
    Robin Cline of Neighborspace shares an update on her Chicago Peace Fellows experience.
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    An update from Global GATHER Alumnae Cynthia Austin on the one year anniversary of Shyne, the organization she founded to help survivors of sex trafficking build safe and productive futures.
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    UGANDA - June 05, 2019
    GATHER Global Fellow Geoffrey Omony of Youth Leaders for Restoration and Development in Uganda hosts Kabake, a local tradition of community parliaments, to solve local issues facing the Gulu region.
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    Chicago Peace Fellows - June 04, 2019
    Gloria Smith of the Black Star Project in Chicago shares an update on her Chicago Peace Fellows experience.