Living Democracy

Living Democracy 2020

August 5, 2020
Group hopes 'getting to know each other' can help ease racial divides
Group hopes 'getting to know each other' can help ease racial divides

Invited Wilcox County community members gathered on Thursday, July 9, to discuss their experiences with systemic racism and prejudice. 

By Amy Clark
August 18, 2020
Harrison Carter reflects on his summer of living democracy
Harrison Carter reflects on his summer of living democracy

This summer has been quite the experience to say the least. It was full of unprecedented events and experiences that I never thought I would have. Like everyone else, I was taking the past five months day by day as it felt like the world was crumbling around us.

By Harrison Carter
August 10, 2020
Local organization ensures students have lunches
Local organization ensures students have lunches

One of the biggest concerns right now across the nation is how schools are going to open up safely during the ongoing pandemic. In Washington County, the academic curriculum coordinator for county schools, Becky Brackin, played a major role in the creation of a plan of action.

By Thomas Chapman
August 10, 2020
Addison Peacock appreciates living democracy virtually
Addison Peacock appreciates living democracy virtually

Summer 2020 is one the world is not likely to forget anytime soon. Our world is dealing with issues like racial tension, civil rights violations, and a pandemic. These global issues are also permeating our personal lives, changing things as simple as our daily routine and as complex as our views of community and leadership.

By Addison Peacock
August 6, 2020
Collinsville youth offer snapshot of community
Collinsville youth offer snapshot of community

This week, I asked some young people from Collinsville to send me pictures of a place in their town that they were proud of with a few sentences explaining why. 

By Addison Peacock

Last Updated: June 23, 2020