Community building (e.g. social capital)

MediaLab-Prado's Collective Intelligence for Democracy Workshop is an annual event that invites multidisciplinary teams to create digital prototypes for the facilitation of collective intelligence, participatory democracy, and civic engagement. The 2016 workshop, hosted, as ever, in Madrid's MediaLab-Prado - a social innovation lab - saw eight teams work together on...
Street Law's ‘Democracy for All’ civic education programme teaches high school students and adults their political rights and empowers them to become active, informed citizens. The programme is a direct response to concerns over ethics, institutional capacity, and poor governance in South Africa.
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Post-graduate students enrolled in research methodology modules often have little engagement with real-world research. They learn the theory of research but are not exposed to field work experiences, including issues of ethical research. This case documents a participatory learning process in which post-graduate students visited two communities in Cape Town,...
The Occupy movement provides a case example of the use of social media to connect, organize, coordinate, and expand.
The European Local Democracy Week (ELDW) is an annual process of events held in Europe to foster local and national participation. The 2010 ELDW saw over 4000 towns, cities and villages in Europe participate by offering a number of events and activities open to citizens.
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The SDGs Kenya Forum for Sustainable Development is a participatory platform for civil society organizations (CSOs) within Kenya to collectively contribute to the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Established in 2015, the SDGs Kenya Forum for Sustainable Development is currently comprised of thirty committee member organizations, each...
Problems and Purpose In 2015, the State Government of Vorarlberg was faced with growing controversy and public questioning around the the pressing, sociopolitical issue of refugee asylum. The Government, recognizing it's position "in solidarity with Europe, [a]s a shareholder in the growing global society," agreed to accept its due quota...
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Persons with Cerebral Palsy, long marginalized from communities and the disability movement in Uganda, led awareness campaigns, advocacy, and stakeholder engagement to collectively mobilize for inclusion and representation.
L'introduzione al progetto recita: "La saggezza dei contadini può diventare un importante guida nel ripensare l’attuale agricoltura, dando impulso alla sostenibilità socio-ambientale, promuovendo lo sviluppo di comunità, integrando tradizione ed innovazione". Il progetto è stato promosso da Cervia Turismo ed ha ottenenuto i finanziamenti per i processi partecipativi messi a...
The Deep Listening Circles process is designed to allow socially-vulnerable individuals to share their stories in a safe, inclusive environment.
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