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The following standard structure makes it easier to compare and analyze entries. We recommend you use the headings below and refer to our guidelines as you prepare your case entry. To view the guidelines, copy and paste this URL into your browser: https://goo.gl/V2SHQn History The Dahlia Project was a project...
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).
The Southampton Youth Forum provides a platform for young people (aged 13-25) to influence the city’s legislative agenda through campaigns that seek to shape both the direction of policy and its implementation to ensure that it works as efficiently as possible for youth.
Problems and Purpose The “ Repúblicas” (republics) of Coimbra are students’ community houses, whose history dates back to the origins of Portuguese university, in the XIV century. They are spaces of living and conviviality with a specific culture, generated by a centuries-long tradition. The republics are the most ancient and...
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.

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.
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