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Global CommUnity Associates is a consulting agency that believes in creating spaces where people, agencies, and institutions throughout the Global CommUnity can produce constructive and innovative results. The CornerStones of GCA are: Perpetual Learning, Truth, Common Values, and Progress.

Our vision is: Changing The World Through Engagement.

CommUnity is defined as co-creating efficiently with others towards the interests of the whole.

Feel free to browse our website, listen to our CommUnity Circle Podcast, read our CommUnity Tips, and join our CommUnity and sign-up on our email list to stay in the know of what's happening in the CommUnity.

There is no unity without CommUnity!

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Circles in the Classroom
In this episode Stephen Jackson interviews Dan Cohen the about how he came to implementing Peace Circles in his classroom.

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Interview About Peace Circles
Teacher talks how great bringing Peace Circles to the classroom are a benefit as they help bring discussion to a new level. Give it a listen.

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Patience Will Give You Perspective

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What is Your Mission?

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Upcoming Events
5K Run/Walk Thrive: IT TAKES A VILLAGE

This run/walk is the first initiative in The EGI Community Adoption to help fund and offset costs relative to socio-economic development in The Village of Maywood, IL. This initiative is part of a five point plan to:

1. Help drive unemployment down (job creation)
2. Support entrepreneurs
3. Support the arts in the community
4. Deescalate crime

Your sponsorship helps to defray the cost of organizing the event. Funds received from sponsorships are used to purchase T-shirts for registered race participants and volunteers, medals for 1st, 2nd, 3rd finishers in each age category, as well as complimentary drinks and snacks for participants after the race. Any additional money from sponsorships will help go toward our fundraising goal of $30,000.00.

Please log on to to join our efforts!

Date/Time of Event: June 11, 2016 /6:00am

Location of Event: Miller Meadows Forest Preserve 2199 S 1st Ave, Maywood, IL 60153

Prisoner Review Board Hearing for Stephen Jackson

Stephen Jackson has done the amount of time in which he was sentenced. Please come out in support of him appealing to the state of Illinois that his sentence be completed.

Date/Time of Event: April 9, 2016 /9am

Location of Event: Thompson Center 100 W. Randolph Chicago, Illinois Room 09-040


Hyde Park Art Center presents the most ambitious project to date by Sabina Ott in who cares for the sky?, which challenges our understanding of the proverbial mountain in relation to human faith, perseverance and ability to achieve a higher knowledge.” With the assistance of Space Haus, a Chicago-based art,design, and engineering firm, Ott composed an 8,000-cubic-foot mountain out of polystyrene, plywood, industrial spray foam and paint inspired by Gertrude Stein’s “The World is Round” (1938), the cultural icon’s only children’s book. The story follows a little girl, Rose, in her struggle to climb a difficult mountain in order to understand the world better from the top.

Date/Time of Event: Febuary 21, 2016 /Business Hours (Display ends May1st)

Location of Event: Hyde Park Arts Center 5020 S. Cornell Avenue Chicago, IL 60615

CornerStones of CommUnities

Building CommUnity Starts with You!
A presentation and peace circle examining the power of building CommUnity.

Join me as I will share how I navigated from a convicted felon to a CommUnity Advocate!

Learn how our Stephen Jackson`s 12 year of incarceration facilitated the creation of an engagement process called The 4 CornerStonesRestorative Justice practices and addressing the 4 Basic Human needs: Mental-Perpetual Learning, Spirital-Truth, Emotional-Common Values, and Physical-Progress


Date/Time of Event: March 8, 2016 /6:00PM - 8:00PM

Location of Event: National Louis University Chicago Campus - 122 S. Michigan Ave, 2nd Floor Atrium

Stephen Jackson interview on the Doris Davenport Show

Tune in to WNPA 1490 AM at 7pm CST to the Doris Davenport Show wiith Doug Wyman with her guest Marty Farmer, Oak Park and River Forest High School boys basketball team and head coach Matt Maloney, Ana Garcia Doyle of the One Earth Film Festival, and GCA`s founder Stephen Jackson.

Date/Time of Event: February 28, 2016 /7:00pm-8:00pm

Location of Event: WPNA studio at 408 S. Oak Park Avenue

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