On August 3rd, the David Mathews Center for Civic Life hosted the fourth annual workshop of the Innovators in Civic Education Fellows. Teacher Fellows assist the DMC in educational programming by providing valuable insight on how to create the most relevant and useful resources for educators, both in the classroom and the community. Read More »
The DMC is happy to welcome Lauren Lockhart to our team! Lauren will serve as a McKenzie Civic Fellow at the DMC for 2022-23. During her service year, Lauren will assist in the DMC’s civic education programming for students, educators, schools, and communities. Additionally, she will assist the Center in a variety of roles, including helping plan and run this year’s Civic Institute! Read More »
In partnership with the Mobile Creole Cultural and Historical Preservation Society and the Doy Leale McCall Rare Book and Manuscript Library, the University of South Alabama JOIPs stepped back in time with their summer project. Read More »
In late 2021, the DMC was contacted by Auburn University Outreach to join the Securing Identification for Individuals who are Incarcerated Project (SIIIP) by hosting a series of convenings in Montgomery throughout the spring. Six months later, the project has helped forty-one individuals receive their identification and is poised to help many more in the future. Read More »
Last year, the Mathews Center launched our Annual Fund to better fulfill our mission to strengthen civic life across Alabama. A generous donor came forward with an offer to match the gifts we received, and we are delighted to report that this offer has been extended: all donations received by September 30, 2022, up to a maximum of $85,000, will be matched dollar for dollar. Read More »
Applications are now open for the 2022-2023 McKenzie Civic Fellowship. Learn more and apply today!
The David Mathews Center for Civic Life hosted the second virtual JOIP Intern Retreat on Friday, February 25, 2022. Over 20 students and faculty mentors from five universities across the state met via Zoom to get to know each other, learn about the DMC, and share their upcoming JOIP projects for the Spring semester. Read More »
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