Tag Archives: Living Democracy
  1. Civic Dispatch: Lou Schell Loves Life on the Road and at Home in Chatom

    Jean O’Connor-Snyder intern Melissa Dennis shares Lou Schell’s story in her thought piece from Chatom, Alabama. 

    When talking with Inda Lou Schell in Chatom, Alabama, three things become evident: one, community is an essential part of life; two, the sky’s the limit; three, “people [truly] make the difference.”  Read More »

  2. Civic Dispatch: Collinsville Museum Celebrates Local History

    Jean O’Connor-Snyder intern Hannah White reports on The Museum of Collinsville History in her thought piece from Collinsville, Alabama.

    Not all small towns can boast of having a museum to showcase their history. But Collinsville can.

    The Museum of Collinsville History documents and celebrates the rich history of this community in northeast Alabama. Historic objects donated by countless citizens, ranging from military artifacts to agricultural tools, can be seen by visitors who stop by the museum housed in a former bank on Main Street. 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 »

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