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GATHER is a collective of people offering access to community, connections, and critical resources needed to fuel change.

Shira Carmel

Musician/Artist

Enabling Israeli musicians to use their platform for change

Artists have a platform to address political and social issues, yet few in Israel do so out of fear or lack of support. Shira is creating a guild to offer Israeli artists the creative space, tools, and community needed to use their voice for change.

Sajad Rasool

Journalist and Storyteller

Elevating excluded voices in Kashmir

Gave rise to community journalism in Kashmir to raise awareness of issues unreported in mainstream press, as told by the people facing these issues daily.

Pious Ali

Portland City Councilor

Integrating immigrants and refugees into the political process

As the first African-born Muslim American elected to public office in Maine, Pious creates dialogue across cultural, ethnic, class and faith-based groups. He focuses on developing leadership among immigrant and racial/ethnic minority youth in Maine.

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Gatherings

  • GATHER Summit

    May 26-31, 2022 Marrakech, Morocco

    An annual convening to celebrate the global network of local community leaders, share best practices, build relationships and recognise the joy in steering social change.

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  • Palestinian Hub Gathering

    April 14-15, 2022 Beit Jala

    Palestinian Organisers Fellows are coming together for the first time to form a Palestinian Hub, dedicated to community dialogue, shared learning and action for justice in Palestine.

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  • #GATHERTown

    May 10, 2022 Virtual

    Connect with the GATHER team and other members; learn how to use The Network to find your people.

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  • Israeli Hub Gathering

    April 19, 2022 Tel Aviv

    Israeli Organisers Fellows are coming together for the first time to form an Israeli Hub dedicated to community dialogue, shared learning and showing up for those most impacted by injustice in the region.

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  • Artivism Fellowship applications now open

    August 10, 2022

    Recognising the power art has to effectively shape and shift societies, we are proud to announce our 6th international GATHER Fellowship, championing and centering artistic activism, popularly known as Artivism. We believe that Art’s creative power combined with Activism’s strategic planning can lead to real social change with increased scale, speed, and sustainability.

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  • A GATHER year like no other wraps up with eye toward change

    January 26, 2021

    It wasn’t the high-energy social affair that capped off previous fellowships, but the 2020 cohort of Seeds of Peace GATHER Fellows had much to celebrate when they logged in for the final virtual session of the program in December.

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  • GATHER Fellow providing free meals to New York City healthcare workers

    March 20, 2020

    The Migrant Kitchen, a New York-based social-impact food enterprise founded by a Seeds of Peace GATHER Fellow, is partnering with DoorDash and Seeds of Peace to provide free meals to feed the families of those impacted by the coronavirus crisis, including families of hospital staff and other frontline workers.

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Number of countries with GATHER members

$60,000+

Invested in GATHER changemakers