On March 28, the LUV Institute arranged for 60 middle and high school students to travel to Little Rock, Arkansas, to learn about the Little Rock Nine, the group of nine Black students who enrolled at the formerly all-white Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas, in 1957.
By Gresë Sermaxhaj, Communications Associate 2021 Chicago Peace Fellow, Dr. Dorothy Towns-Thompson and her daughter, Antonette Parker, a teacher, recently co-authored three books on Black history and handwriting for children of all ages. Dr. Thompson has over three decades of experience as an educator, alcohol, and drug prevention professional, administrator, and ordained minister and has used the… Continue reading A Reflection on Black History through Handwriting: An Interview with Dr. Dorothy Thompson
By Yusuph Masanja, Co-Facilitator, Global Alumni Network We want to teach young people how to be productive, we don’t just give them jobs! We ensure they can keep the jobs and grow to creating their own jobs Raymond Richard, Goldin Global Fellow Raymond emerged from struggles of homelessness, criminal activities and substance abuse to become… Continue reading Every One of Us is Better Than Any One of Us
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The Goldin Institute is making great progress in building GATHER, the tablet-based distance learning course to promote grassroots leadership for community driven social change. As the Director of App Development and User Experience, I have been building the interactive capacity of the Gather platform which now includes real time chat built into the educational platform.… Continue reading Gather Update: Building a Platform for Grassroots Leadership
Spring is making its way slowly toward the Goldin Institute’s headquarters in Chicago. While seasonal change is in the air locally, systemic social change is underway at our global offices abroad. In this issue of the e-newsletter, we document the important work of our Global Associates. We are pleased to share these success stories from… Continue reading Spring 2014 Newsletter