2019 Chicago Peace Fellows Report

For nearly two decades, the Chicago-based Goldin Institute has worked to build the capacity and amplify the voices of grassroots organizers in communities contending with the most challenging circumstances on… Continue reading 2019 Chicago Peace Fellows Report

Celebrating the Achievements of 2019

Lo Ivan Castillon (Philippines) Leads Session on Volunteering

By Ethan Michaeli, Senior Advisor Happy New Year from the Goldin Institute! 2019 was a momentous year with the debut of the Chicago Peace Fellows, our fellowship for grassroots organizers… Continue reading Celebrating the Achievements of 2019

Celebrating the Graduation of the Chicago Peace Fellows

By Ethan Michaeli, Senior Advisor for Communications For Velvian Boswell, being a Chicago Peace Fellow transformed the way she saw her own neighborhood. Speaking to a room packed with family,… Continue reading Celebrating the Graduation of the Chicago Peace Fellows

Peace Fellows Advisors Review Progress

With the first cohort of the Chicago Peace Fellows finishing their summer projects and nearing the end of their curriculum, the Goldin Institute convened a dinner meeting of prominent advisers… Continue reading Peace Fellows Advisors Review Progress

Peace Fellows Tour University of Chicago Crime Lab

On Friday, August 30, the Chicago Peace Fellows toured the University of Chicago Urban Labs to learn more about the work of the Crime Lab, hosted by Kimberly Smith, associate… Continue reading Peace Fellows Tour University of Chicago Crime Lab

Goldin Institute Returns to Israel and Palestine

Mehari Reuven is an Ethiopian Jewish teacher, writer and journalist who was incarcerated as a “prisoner of Zion” in his birth country. Released after a year during which he was… Continue reading Goldin Institute Returns to Israel and Palestine

Gather Platform Previewed at Community Writing Conference

The Goldin Institute was pleased to participate in the Conference on Community Writing hosted at the University of Colorado at Boulder from October 18 – 21, 2017. In a presentation… Continue reading Gather Platform Previewed at Community Writing Conference