A Project for Students and Citizens

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Launched in 2011, the yearlong project brings together students and citizens to collaborate on issues of concern to participating Alabama communities. Bayou La Batre, Selma/Cahawba, Elba, Hobson City, Linden, Marion and Collinsville are participating in the second year. The project results from a College of Liberal Arts’ collaboration with the Kettering Foundation to explore the role of higher education in preparing citizens for public life. Auburn University students in the College of Liberal Arts program get hands-on experience with community engagement through the Living Democracy project.  The Living Democracy students this year are Kaleb Kirkpatrick, Laney Payne, Audrey Ross, Mary Beth Snow, Catherine Tabor and Taryn Wilson. Nathan Simone is the Living Democracy community journalist.  The students are led by Nan Fairley, associate professor in the Department of Communication and Journalism, and Mark Wilson, director of Civic Learning Initiatives.

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