HundrED’s 100 Inspiring Innovations of 2019

For the second year in a row, our Student Government Lotteries were selected by the global non-profit HundrED as one of the top 100 inspiring educational innovations worldwide! HundrED is a global non-profit organization which seeks out and shares inspiring innovations in K-12 education worldwide, not only to spread worthy practices between teachers and schools, but also between countries.

Democracy In Practice Presents at Frontiers

One of our co-founders, Adam Cronkright, had the opportunity to present 7 lessons we’ve learned about lotteries through our work in schools at the Frontiers of Democracy Conference last month in Boston (USA). His talk also gave an overview of the work being done with Citizens Juries, Citizens Assemblies, and Deliberative Polls around the world, and challenged the audience to think of other contexts beyond schools where lotteries should be used…

Happy Holidays!

2017 has been an exciting year for us at Democracy In Practice. We’ve continued our experimentation and innovation, our sharing and learning, all with the aim of making leadership and civic education more inclusive, engaging, and educational. At the same time, our work has generated more and more interest, inspiring educators around the world to think critically and creatively about student government and how we develop tomorrow’s leaders…

DIP on “Real Democracy Now!”

Listen to the latest episode of the awesome new podcast, Real Democracy Now! by Nivek Thompson, in which Democracy In Practice‘s Adam Cronkright talks about the use of mini-publics in our school projects…

World Forum for Democracy: DIP in Strasbourg

For the first time, Democracy In Practice was invited by the Council of Europe and the European Parliament to participate in the World Forum for Democracy, from November 7-9, in Strasbourg, France. The Forum provides a platform for activists, academics, and political decision-makers to come together and dialogue about solutions to the key challenges facing democracy. This year’s Forum brought together over 130 speakers and 2000 participants from over 100 countries around the world, and had a particular focus that aligned well with our work: the relationship between education and democracy.

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