“Changing the way people talk can change the way they relate to each other and their problems – and that can eventually change the community.”

– David Mathews

Our purpose is to foster infrastructure, habits, and capacities for more effective civic engagement and innovative decision making.

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Minding Our Future Forums in Jefferson and Elmore Counties

On November 15 and 18, the Mathews Center moderated two engaging forums using the new Minding Our Future issue book. The Birmingham Council of PTAs convened the forum on November 15, and the Elmore County Board of Education convened the forum on November 18. Throughout both discussions, citizens shared perspectives, weighed options, and identified common ground.
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