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March 31, 2015
Elba Students Deliberate on Their Community's Future
Elba Students Deliberate on Their Community's Future

Students from Elba High School’s Interact Club participated in a forum led by Robert Turner of the David Mathews Center for Civic Life Friday, March 20, at Elba High School. Together with Caroline Allen, Auburn University Living Democracy student, and Blake Evans, AU graduate assistant, the students gathered in the EHS library to brainstorm about the future of their community.

By Caroline Allen
March 30, 2015
Linden Youth Come Together to Focus on Future
Linden Youth Come Together to Focus on Future

Eighteen students from Linden gathered at the Marengo County Business Development Center Friday, March 13, for a “Strengthening Linden’s Future” forum. These students hail from both Linden High School and Marengo Academy.

By Amy Hudson
March 17, 2015
Helping Elba Tell Its Story Inspired Moore
Helping Elba Tell Its Story Inspired Moore

Jelani Moore, 20, is majoring in media studies in the Auburn University School of Communication and Journalism. In the summer of 2014, he took his passion for storytelling to Elba as part of the AU College of Liberal Arts Living Democracy program.

By Caroline Allen
March 17, 2015
Selma Connections Continue for McNeal
Selma Connections Continue for McNeal

While most college students return to campus after summer breaks with stories about earning extra cash and vacations, Lowery McNeal, a senior history major at Auburn University, returned with an Oscar-nominated memory of her summer.

By Illyshia Parker
March 17, 2015
Summer in Collinsville Opens Doors for McCauley
Summer in Collinsville Opens Doors for McCauley

In the summer of 2014, the 21-year-old McCauley channeled her passion for reading and community action to the North Alabama community of Collinsville as a Living Democracy student.  She partnered with the Collinsville Public Library, helping them with summer reading classes for children.

By Crystal Rawls

Last Updated: April 04, 2019