Education & Schools

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Problems and Purpose Women radio listening groups in Kenya are a democratic innovation in citizen participation as seen through the case of the Ford Foundation, that had considerable influence in funding a group in Malindi. Through various radio programs, marginalized women gain more knowledge and become empowered by learning about...
Purpose and Goals The 1st Teenagers’ Municipal Council, held in the city of Ilion, Greece in 2015, was a simulation of the Ilion Municipal Council intended to familiarize high school-aged constituents with local democratic institutions. The event was held within the framework of the European Local Democracy Week — an...

Organization: Youngstars Foundation

Youngstars Foundation was established in 1995 by Kingsley Bangwell. It operates from Abuja, Nigeria’s federal capital, with a branch in Accra, Ghana.

Organization: Creative Publics Lab

Housed at the SFU School of Communications, Creative Publics Lab reimagines the university course work as an incubator for new political practices. We bring together post-secondary students with local practitioners to work on experimental art and media projects aimed at engaging the public in issues of local concern.
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Housed in the School of Communication at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, Canada, Creative Publics Lab is an incubator for student-led participatory politics. The lab works in collaboration with Vancouver’s social sector to provide course-based opportunities for students to build professional networks and earn credit toward their academic program by...

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...
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

http://www.hoover.org/

Organization: YourSAy

YourSAy is an online consultation platform operated by the Department of the Premier and Cabinet in South Australia.
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