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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    Chicago Peace Fellows - July 20, 2021
    This Juneteenth, The Brown House Experience held its second annual “Trade Day” for 50 local youth at the Douglass Park Cultural Center to teach trade skills and learn to create products at the ten stations led by local businesses.
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    Chicago - July 19, 2021
    Peace Fellow Christopher Crater at My Brothers Keeper and the Obama Foundation hosts race to raise funds for violence prevention.
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    Global Fellows - July 15, 2021
    Global Alumni Co-Facilitator recently spoke about climate change to a public audience convened by the department of Zoology and wildlife Conservation at the University of Dar es Salaam, recounting his experience to the Arctic.
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    Global Fellows - July 15, 2021
    Lissette Mateus Roa checks in with Goldin Global Fellows on how their experiences in the program has shaped their efforts towards community driven social change.
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    Chicago Peace Fellow Tameka Walton is returning to Ghana to launch a new collaboration in Cape Coast, Ghana called She Chose to Breathe.
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    Global Fellows - July 08, 2021
    In my role as the attorney for the Juvenile Justice Program at the Ministry of Justice, I have been contributing to the process of building a strong informal community-based institution which can facilitate rehabilitation and reintegration of children who are in conflict with the law.
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    Global Fellows - July 01, 2021
    The co-facilitators Yusuph Masanja and Lissette Mateus Roa share that applications are now open for the 2021 Goldin Global Fellows program and invite grassroots leaders to apply!
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    This Juneteenth community members, relatives, and civic leaders came together to celebrate the renaming of 35th & King Drive to the Honorary Phillip Jackson Parkway in recognition of his legacy as founder of the Black Star Project and prolific organizer and activist in Chicago.
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    Chicago Peace Fellows - June 24, 2021
    As part of the Civic Partners for Peace series, the Chicago Peace Fellows met with Alderman Walter Burnett (27th Ward) on June 15, 2021, to explore the theme of Engaging City Hall and how grassroots leaders can partner with civic leaders towards violence prevention and peace building.
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    Chicago Peace Fellows - June 24, 2021
    Chicago Peace Fellows Pastor Reshorna Fitzpatrick and Annamaria Leon partnered with Blacks in Green to beautify the home of activist Mamie Till-Mobley and honor the memory of Emmett Till.