Tag Archives: AIF
  1. What’s Next, Barbour County?: Informing, Involving, and Unifying a Community


    The David Mathews Center for Civic Life recently completed a What’s Next, Alabama? forum series in Barbour County, meeting with community members at the Eufaula-Barbour County Chamber of Commerce and the Louisville Fire Department on April 12, 19, and 26, 2018.

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  2. The Fabric of Resilience: Confronting Globalization in Rural Alabama

    From Chambers County comes a story of community resilience and local innovation in response to global economic forces. Read More »

  3. Confronting Brain Drain with Youth Deliberation

    Earlier this year, the DMC moderated two “What’s Next, Alabama?” forums with high schoolers from Randolph and Coffee counties.

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  4. What’s Next, Cullman? Pilot Program Wraps Up

    The DMC recently wrapped up its pilot forum series for What’s Next, Alabama? in the city of Cullman, with promising results.

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  5. Minding Our Future Report

    DMC Releases Report on “Minding Our Future” Forum Series

    The David Mathews Center for Civic Life has released the concluding community report for the Minding Our Future: Investing in Healthy Infants and Toddlers forum series, which included over 1,000 attendees at 56 forums convened in 48 Alabama counties.

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  6. What’s Next, Alabama?

    Our upcoming AIF series will be focused on the hyper-local geography of prosperity and, with an eye toward the future, will urge each community to frame its own assets and challenges in order to intimately imagine new futures for the community by asking the question: What’s Next?

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