Education & Schools

Organization: Eurac research

Eurac Research is a diverse group of academics with partners in over 50 countries who seek to find solutions to many of the world's major problems such as healthy living, sustainable energy and well-functioning political, social, and environmental systems.
Neighborhoods Organizing for Change (NOC) is a grassroots, member-led organization building power in under-resourced communities and communities of color across the Twin Cities (Minneapolis–Saint Paul, USA). Members fight for racial and economic justice through active campaigns for workers' rights on expanding voting rights, quality public education, environmental justice, and police...
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After the fall of the Taliban, the Government of Afghanistan, with funding from the World Bank, started the National Solidarity Program (NSP) in 2003 in an effort to extend the reach of government services, spur development, and foster participation in civil society. The NSP’s goal is to facilitate the creation...
Nearly 300 towns in Massachusetts use Open Town Meetings - local legislatures that allow any New England registered voter to speak, vote, attend annual meetings and place articles on the agenda.

Organization: Hoover Institution

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Organization: YourSAy

YourSAy is an online consultation platform operated by the Department of the Premier and Cabinet in South Australia.
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The Queensland Plan is a strategic plan containing a vision for the next 30 years in the north-east state of Australia. The plan was spearheaded by the then Premier of Queensland Campbell Newman, and involved an extensive 18-month consultation and drafting process that sought to incorporate the voices of Queenslanders.

Organization: Evergreen Foundation

The Evergreen Foundation is dedicated to “inspiring action to green cities” through research, design and collaborative initiatives. By improving the interconnections and interdependencies between people, nature, and the built world, Evergreen helps cities thrive in a sustainable manner.
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Scarborough Senior was a high school in Perth, Western Australia that was shut down by the then-Liberal state government in 1999. The closure took place despite considerable opposition in the community and without any consultation. The land was designated for housing development. Following the election of a Labor government in...
Organization : Strengthening Participatory Organizations History/Mission SPO’s initiatives to improve democratic governance in Pakistan through a bottom-up approach are driven by three aims:1) to enhance conceptual clarity on rights-based approaches, 2) ensure that there is an increased capacity to promote and practice sustainable, transparent and accountable systems within the organization,...
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