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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    Gather Fellows - July 18, 2018
    The Goldin Institute is proud to introduce the inaugural class of Gather Fellows. The 2018 Gather Fellows class is comprised of 20 caring, capable, and impassioned individuals across 16 countries in Africa, Asia, Europe, the Middle East and North and South America.
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    Goldin Institute | Haiti - May 15, 2018
    Malya Villard Appolon of KOFAVIV continues the fight to end gender-based violence in Haiti.
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    Water | Philippines - April 15, 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 | Haiti - April 14, 2018
    Malya Villard Appolon of KOFAVIV continues the fight to end gender-based violence in Haiti.
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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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    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 - December 28, 2017
    Celebrating the role of our Board of Advisors in helping us achieve our mission in 2017.
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