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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    Global | Grassroots Leadership
    Apply today for Gather, a free tablet-based mobile learning course where you can join peers from around the world as we learn together to build on the talents of our neighbors and the assets of our communities to make real change.
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    Goldin Institute | Haiti - April 14, 2018
    Malya Villard Appolon of KOFAVIV continues the fight to end gender-based violence in Haiti.
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    Water | Philippines - April 10, 2018
    This past year, the Philippines team exceeded all expectations by providing 36 water pumps at 35 different schools reaching a total of 5,884 students in five different municipalities across Maguindanao.
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    Goldin Institute - March 05, 2018
    The Goldin Institute and Young Chicago Authors hosted a conversation and community screening of the Whose Streets documentary with Director Sabaah Folayen.
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    Child Soldiers | Uganda - March 01, 2018
    Charles Okello and the YOLRED team host a series of local "community parliaments" across Northern Uganda to promote solidarity and civic engagement.
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    Middle East - February 09, 2018
    The Goldin Institute team returns to the Holy Land to check in with old friends, build new relationships and better understand the current dynamics in the region.
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    Child Soldiers | Uganda - January 03, 2018
    Check out the amazing news coverage about the YOLRED community gathering attended by several hundred people in the Gulu area to showcase its new music therapy program.
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    Goldin Institute - December 28, 2017
    Celebrating the role of our Board of Advisors in helping us achieve our mission in 2017.
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    Child Soldiers | Uganda - December 20, 2017
    On December 12, YOLRED, our global partner in Northern Uganda hosted a community gathering attended by several hundred people in the Gulu area to showcase its new music therapy program, as well as mark the end not only to 2017 but an incredibly active and momentous inaugural year in operation.
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    Goldin Institute - November 09, 2017
    Board Member Dr. Gaye Johnson and her co-author Dr. Alex Lubin discuss their new book Futures of Black Radicalism.
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