Tag Archives: Civic Education
  1. Community as Classroom: Equipping Youth for Civic Leadership

    – Would you like to engage and amplify youth voice in your community? – Sponsored by the David Mathews Center for Civic Life, Alabama Public… Read More »

  2. Jeff Rogers is a senior at the University of Alabama, and an alumni of the Jean O'Connor-Snyder Internship in Walker County, Alabama.

    Jeff Rogers: Facing History, Facing Each Other

    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 »

  3. Jelani Moore contributed to a mural in Elba, Alabama during his Jean O'Connor-Snyder Internship. (Photo Credit: Auburn University, Flickr).

    Jelani Moore on Innovation and Introspection in Elba

    Jean O’Connor Snyder Internship (JOIP) alum Jelani Moore talks self-discovery and community innovation in Elba, Alabama. Read More »

  4. Ballard Jones bids farewell to Comet Grove Garden.

    Ballard Jones on Birmingham and Barn Living

    Auburn alum and former Jean O’Connor-Snyder intern Ballard Jones discusses farm work in a small town, his beloved Birmingham, and the importance of mentorship in the Magic City. Read More »

  5. Civic Learning and Students’ Institute

    One of my favorite aspects of working for the Mathews Center has been developing programming focused on engaging young people in active civic learning. I believe that providing opportunities for young people to build civic skills and exercise civic dispositions is vital to creating and preserving a healthy democracy where citizens are involved as actors rather than spectators or consumers.

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  6. Moderator Development and the ALSDE

    The David Mathews Center for Civic Life and the Alabama State Department of Education (ALSDE) recently completed the final three in a series of seven Moderator Development Workshops across the state in 2013. Approximately 180 guidance counselors and school administrators attended the three workshops in the following counties: Montgomery (September 25), Marengo (October 1), and Calhoun (October 3). The workshops proved engaging and informative.

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