Living Democracy

Living Democracy 2021

June 30, 2021
Gov. Ivey comes home to celebrate new T-Pier and big fishing tournament
Gov. Ivey comes home to celebrate new T-Pier and big fishing tournament

On the afternoon of Sunday, June 27, Governor Kay Ivey came back to her hometown of Camden to cut the ribbon on Roland Cooper State Park's new 160 foot long and 128 feet wide T-Pier that provides boaters greater access to the Alabama River.

By Lauren Landers
June 29, 2021
Elba's Giving Garden gives back to the community
Elba's Giving Garden gives back to the community

Auburn University’s Oquendo Bernard is harvesting good things during his summer of Living Democracy in Elba. 

June 24, 2021
The Collinsville Panther Pride Band is back
The Collinsville Panther Pride Band is back

The sounds of trumpets and tubas pierce the air in the band room at Collinsville High School.  But this is no ordinary practice. 

By Laney Mayfield
June 21, 2021
Elba celebrates their first Juneteenth
Elba celebrates their first Juneteenth

It was a rainy day in Elba, but the Mulberry Heights Coalition group persevered to host the opening ceremony of a Juneteenth celebration at the old high school grounds at Gaines Memorial Park, in the Mulberry Heights community, for the first time in Elba.

By Oquendo Bernard
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


Last Updated: August 04, 2021