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The Power of Civic Engagement: What Europeans can learn from Americans

Recently, my husband, myself, and our three-year-old daughter had a vacation together with 10 other family members and friends. We had only one family with a child in the group. The group made all decisions concerning the group activities by simply voting. Most of the times our small family did not take part in the group fun as no one voted to take into account a toddler’s daily routine. I felt what most the minority groups would feel when their needs have not been addressed by the public solutions: excluded, frustrated, and angry. During my travel to the United States …read more

Source:: The German Marshall Fund of the United States


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