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L’Escuelita zapatista è un percorso di apprendimento, scambio e incontro a cui le comunità resistenti del Chiapas hanno invitato la società civile locale, nazionale e internazionale nel 2013. Un cammino di educazione dal basso in cui migliaia di persone provenienti da tutto il mondo hanno potuto condividere, insieme alle indigene...
Based on Arnold Mindell's Process Oriented Psychology, the Lewis Model of Deep Democracy is a five-step approach to working through conflict with individuals and groups.

Method: Microfinance

Microfinance encompasses a broad category of financial products and services offered to poor or socially marginalized individuals. Unlike other products and services under the banner of 'alternative financial institutions', microfinance typically serves those living in poor countries or communities where access to "high-quality financial products and services, including not just...
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In 2012, plans for the construction of a new Mental Health Center of Denver began under the title ‘The Dahlia Project.’ Initially, fundraising was the only form of community engagement pursued by organizers; however, in-depth public consultations became necessary to proceed with the development when local residents protested against the...
A project of Public participation in Water Governance in Greece, on Managing the Anthemountas River Basin, under the WFD provisions and the funding of EU LIFE programme.
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The Coffee Cup Revolution seeks to work with and for ‘binners', fostering economic inclusion geared towards the reduction of waste through collaborative effort of its members and the surrounding local community. It seeks to combat excess waste and alleviate poverty through initiatives that seek to reduce the incredible volume of...
The Tennessee Department of Transport utilise technologically innovative democratic innovations to enable broad public involvement in policy-making regarding statewide expenditure on transport.
Summary After emerging from a toxic civil war and 25 years of dictatorship, Uganda has seen increased economic and social stability over the last few decades. This nation is viewed by many as an example of how microfinance can shape and influence socio-economic issues in a developing country. Microentrepreneurs form...
Their mission is to ‘engage the people of Austin in meaningful civic dialogue focused on public issues, hosted by community volunteers across the entire city’ (Conversation Corps, 2017b).
Problems and Purpose Rural communities are at risk to be seriously affected by climate change. Recent extreme weather in Minnesota has caused unease in several communities about how to tackle climate change now, and in the future. Due to the lack of education, resources and community awareness, citizens need to...
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