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Living Democracy 2019

May 16, 2016
Marengo County Commission Takes Aim at Trash Problem
Marengo County Commission Takes Aim at Trash Problem

This week I was invited to come to the County Commission meeting to gain an understanding of local politics in action. At the beginning of the meeting, the officials asked me to introduce myself and explain my Living Democracy project. I told them that my project was centered on collecting veterans’ stories. 

By Hamilton Wasnick
May 16, 2016
Graduating Seniors Build Strong Foundation for Elba's Interact Club
Graduating Seniors Build Strong Foundation for Elba's Interact Club

One high school student in Elba took it upon himself to create such an environment for himself and his peers by establishing a renowned international club at his school. Vincente Jiminez was inspired to create an Interact Club at Elba High School after attending a leadership-building event hosted by Rotary.

By Randy Whitten
May 9, 2016
Communities Become Summer Classrooms for Living Democracy Students
Communities Become Summer Classrooms for Living Democracy Students

Four Auburn University students participating in the College of Liberal Arts’ Living Democracy initiative will begin summer adventures in Alabama communities May 9.  The 2016 Living Democracy students who will live and work for ten weeks in diverse Alabama communities are Weston Sims, Hamilton Wasnick, Madison Chamblee and Miranda Whitten. 

Last Updated: April 04, 2019