The Goldin Institute is staffed by a diverse group of talented and committed individuals around the world working towards a common goal of creating real local and global change rooted in the power of communities determining their own futures.
Dawn Hodges
Chicago Peace Fellow
South Chicago

Dawn loves life and tries to enjoy every moment of it. She is a graduate from DePaul University with bachelor’s degree in Nonprofit Management. Dawn has been a church secretary for over 15 years, and recently became the Executive Director of Imani Community Development Corporation. There the team primarily focuses on mentoring, out-of-school time programming, and food distribution. The Imani Community Development Corporation has been a pillar in the community for over 40 years. They host block club meetings and well as other events needed by the community; they love serving and helping others.

"It is beautiful to see the community come out, over the summer, and just enjoy food and activities in a safe environment."