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May 12, 2015
Youth Come Together to Discuss Selma’s Future
Youth Come Together to Discuss Selma’s Future

Student representatives from high schools in Selma and Dallas County concluded that more opportunities to do things together would be a step in the right direction for their community. A group of 24 students from area high schools participated in the “Strengthening Selma’s Future” forum on Friday, April 17.

By Illyshia Parker
March 17, 2015
Selma Connections Continue for McNeal
Selma Connections Continue for McNeal

While most college students return to campus after summer breaks with stories about earning extra cash and vacations, Lowery McNeal, a senior history major at Auburn University, returned with an Oscar-nominated memory of her summer.

By Illyshia Parker
August 21, 2014
Magazine Launch
Magazine Launch

Stories from Collinsville, Elba, Linden and Selma are featured in the first issue of Living Democracy, a magazine that captures the spirit of these diverse Alabama communities.

By Professor Nan Fairley
August 12, 2014
Auburn Creed Connects to Summer in Selma
Auburn Creed Connects to Summer in Selma

I believe that this is a practical world and that I can count only on what I earn. Therefore, I believe in work, hard work… The Living Democracy experience requires a lot from participants – time, energy, thought, patience, creativity, commitment, and definitely hard work.

By Lowery McNeal
July 15, 2014
Selma City Council Meetings Engage, Inform
Selma City Council Meetings Engage, Inform

Selma is one of the most historic cities in Alabama. It is also, unfortunately, facing many present-day struggles that threaten the future prosperity of Selma’s citizens. The elected leaders charged with addressing the issues and maintaining this great city are Mayor George Evans, and the city council, which is made up of president Corey Bowie, Dr. Cecil Williamson, Susan Keith, Greg Bjelke, Angela Benjamin, Sam Randolph, Rev. Benny Tucker, Bennie Ruth Crenshaw, and Michael Johnson.

By Lowery McNeal


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