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.
Edwin Martinez
Co-Founder, Centro Sanar

Edwin received his AM/Masters’ in Social Work from the University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration with a concentration in Clinical Social work. He also has a BA in Criminology, Law, and Justice from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Edwin has worked across communities accompanying adults and families in complex resiliency for the past 9 years. Originally from pre-gentrified Wicker Park, Edwin has served and lived on Chicago’s SouthWest Side with his partner and small children.