It Is Time to Reclaim Our Future

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It Is Time to Reclaim Our Future

The COVID-19 crisis has presented a profound and urgent moment for communities to seize power and, in doing so, to reshape society.

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From Fists in the Air to Seats at the Table

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From Fists in the Air to Seats at the Table

How can we support the grassroots movements of today and tomorrow?

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Rebuilding a Compassionate Social Contract in the Face of COVID-19

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Rebuilding a Compassionate Social Contract in the Face of COVID-19

We need to stop waiting for someone else to solve this. Here's what we can do instead.

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Democracia En Vivo

12.13.2020

On Jan 20, Panthea Lee will give a talk and participate in a series of discussions hosted by Congreso Futuro, hosted by the Senate of Chile, on how to realize active democracy as daily practice. She will draw on recent experiences from the US, both the ruptures in American democracy and the exciting ways communities and movements are organizing, and reflect on this exciting time in Chile, given the recent constitutional referendum.

Active Democracy in Times of Emergency

10.01.2020

How can a more ‘active democracy’ break political deadlock, build civic trust and drive transformative collaboration between government, civil society and communities? On Oct 8, Panthea Lee will participate in a panel with Matthew Taylor, Claudia Chwalisz, and Graham Smith, hosted by the RSA, on novel democratic approaches to tackle acute and existential social and political challenges.

Co-Creating Active & Just Democracies

09.20.2020

On Sept 30, at the global Creative Bureaucracy Festival, Panthea Lee will give a talk on what new forms of citizen organizing are revealing about the nature of our fragile democracies, and what governments can do to harness community energy and to work with coalitions of diverse actors—including artists, activists, and the private sector—to co-create active and just democracies.

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