We’re excited to announce that through Monday, June 26, we are accepting applications for two Civic Fellow positions. Read More »
The David Mathews Center for Civic Life is pleased to announce our Jean O’Connor-Snyder Internship Call for Proposals for the 2017-18 academic year!
From Chambers County comes a story of community resilience and local innovation in response to global economic forces. Read More »
Two Auburn University social work majors and a May 2017 graduate will be living and learning in Alabama communities for ten weeks this summer as participants in the College of Liberal Arts’ Living Democracy initiative. Read More »
A brief history of Asset Based Community Development, from Hull House to today.
This week, we’re saying goodbye to four Jean O’Connor-Snyder (JOIP) interns. Read More »
Earlier this year, the DMC moderated two “What’s Next, Alabama?” forums with high schoolers from Randolph and Coffee counties.
On April 3, 2017, participants and guests of an Auburn University Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) class deliberated on a timely issue using the National Issues Forums issue guide, “Safety and Justice: How Should Communities Reduce Violence?” The group weighed the pros and cons of three different approaches to addressing the issue, and identified several areas for further deliberation. These are their thoughts.
Jeff Rogers, a senior at the University of Alabama, shares his experience of confronting Alabama’s history on campus, and opening himself to the nuance and complexity of community culture on the ground. Read More »
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