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Activity Guides for Changemaking at Home

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Changemaking can start at home. These guides are for young people, educators, and parents to discover the power they have to create positive change, even from the kitchen table.
Headshot of Sameen Piracha, Ashoka Staff for Global Venture and Fellowship

Sameen Piracha

Sameen builds relationships and inspires change through philanthropy. She is a relentless advocate for women’s rights and social justice, working with Muslim women in her community for more than 25 years.

Swathi Nuli, Global Talent Operations Manager

Swathi Nuli

Swathi joined the Global Talent Team in May, 2019. She is currently pursuing her Master’s degree in Public Health from George Washington University (Washington, DC), and holds a BS in Psychology and BA in Justice, Law and Criminology from American University (Washington, DC).

Chandlers Yard: Baltimore, MD


Leanila Baptiste

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How the neighbors in the Federal Hill neighborhood turned a vacant alleyway into a quiet courtyard escape from the bustle of Baltimore

Alley Gating and Greening: The Baltimore Story and How CG Began

Alley Gating and Greening

Kate Herrod

United States Global Headquarters Community Greens Alley Gating Development & Prosperity Community development Urban development Environment & Sustainability Urban
How the Patterson Park neighborhood created wonder out of an alleyway, and How Community Greens Began