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.

  • Jimmie Briggs hosts a training about fundraising and development for grassroots leaders with the GATHER Fellows as part of ongoing activities for alumni.
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    Gather Fellows - January 24, 2019
    Global Associate Malya Villard Appolon reflects on the ninth anniversary of the devastating earthquake in Haiti and the ongoing fight to prevention violence against women.
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    Chicago Peace Fellows - January 15, 2019
    The Chicago Peace Fellows, a groundbreaking partnership with the Conant Family Foundation, is being designed with community leaders and civic advisors at the forefront of building safe and peaceful communities.
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    GATHER Fellows - November 09, 2018
    Twenty grassroots leaders from 16 countries around the world celebrated their graduation from the first class of Goldin Institute’s GATHER Fellows program on November 8th hosted by Board Member Mimi Frankel.
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    Gather Fellows - November 01, 2018
    Gather Fellow Abdiweli Waberi visits the Dalai Lama as part of a youth leaders delegation sponsored by the USIP's Generation Change initiative.
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    Chicago - November 01, 2018
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    Gather Fellows - October 24, 2018
    Gather Fellows Diana Alaroker and Geoffrey Omony of Uganda team up to host a Community Visioning Summit in Gulu as part of the Gather curriculum.
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    Gather Fellows - October 24, 2018
    Gather Fellow Dieudonne Anumbosi Allo of South Africa sends in an update on hosting the Community Visioning Summit in Bamenda, South Africa.
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    The Goldin Institute is proud to introduce four new colleagues who bring unique skills and expertise to the mission of promoting community driven social change.
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    The Bangsamoro Organic Law will address Muslim Filipinos’ decades-long struggle for self-determination, and is the result of a long peace-building process in which we are very proud to have played a role.
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