Putting ‘Everyday Democracy’ into Practice

Our work has been featured in a new article on Everyday Democracy’s website! The article explores their “What does democracy mean to you?” campaign and some of the responses it generated, as well as highlights some of the ways in which Democracy In Practice is working toward making those responses a reality. Check it out!

Visit from US Teachers

In July, a group of ten teachers and school administrators from the US visited us. They came to Cochabamba as part of the Dragons Professional Educator Course, and were being treated to a tour of ours and the Fountation Abril’s projects. So, by day’s end they got to see and learn about a neighborhood-owned and -operated water treatment plant, organic student gardens, rain catchment systems, the Andean School of Water, and the randomly selected and rotated student government in Valle Alto!

Our Case Study is up on Participedia!

Our case study, Democracy In Practice: Democratic Student Government Program in Cochabamba, Bolivia, is up on Participedia! It gives an in-depth look into our experiences, outcomes, and lessons learned implementing randomly selected and rotated student governance in three schools in Bolivia last year – the first year of our work with students…

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