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Living Democracy 2022

June 18, 2021
Stitching together a bright future in Camden
Stitching together a bright future in Camden

Samantha Gomez, a Youth Organizer for the Southern Rural Black Women’s Initiative (SRBWI), saw an opportunity when a member of the executive committee, Sarah Bobrow-Williams, reached out in hopes of starting an extension of the Southern Journeys sewing program in Camden. 

By Lauren Landers
June 7, 2021
Citizens, partnership support Wilcox County hospital
Citizens, partnership support Wilcox County hospital

Wilcox County came close to losing its hospital that has served patients for decades.  With the next closest hospital 40 minutes away, people in the community knew that saving J. Paul Jones Hospital https://jpauljones.com/about-us/ , which opened in 1957, could be a matter of life or death.

By Lauren Landers
June 3, 2021
Camden youth mentoring program begins
Camden youth mentoring program begins

Lauren Landers, Living Democracy in Camden, held her first mentoring session with a group of girls this week.

By Lauren Landers
May 24, 2021
"Revolution of Joy" arrives in Camden
"Revolution of Joy" arrives in Camden

The walls of Camden, Alabama, got a lot brighter as citizens came together to add a new treasure to the historic downtown on Mother’s Day weekend.

By Lauren Landers
August 5, 2020
Group hopes 'getting to know each other' can help ease racial divides
Group hopes 'getting to know each other' can help ease racial divides

Invited Wilcox County community members gathered on Thursday, July 9, to discuss their experiences with systemic racism and prejudice. 

By Amy Clark


Last Updated: May 09, 2022