Creating a life towards the common good
We build the Common Good together, to be happy!
Strengthen our sense of the Common Good in order to transform our being and doing incommunities. To revive and reawaken the principles and values in favour of the common good in young people and adults through reflection and action in their social and community context. To strengthen our different forms of organization and experiences of individual and collective working, that are expressed in productive, cultural, environmental, artistic, social and other types of projects and initiatives. Also, to generate spaces of knowledge for the construction of the common good. Finally, to promote the interexchange and ties of work between youth and adults of distinct communities.
♥ With principles, values, and a vision of the common good that strengthens their identity and their sense of community.
♥ With abilities and skills that permit them to encourage and develop initiatives and actions for the good of the community.
♥ With giving significance to territory as a means of livelihood in terms of collective life and tools for their defence, care and conservation.
♥ With respect and awareness for the other. To promote the dialogue and participation of different people in the community.
♥ With the strengthening of people as promoters and facilitators that accompany the processes of social transformation in their communities.
♥ With practice tools in order to share their actions and experiences towards the common good.
♥ With self-knowledge and identity in order to generate awareness that they can promote and provoke change within themselves and others.
♥ With a critical look into the food system that contributes to the valuing of local food in order to change daily practices in eating habits.
♥ With recognition and strengthening of the different forms of community and organization that exist within their communities, acquiring new tools for their own collective processes, and valuing what this contributes to the common good.
The School for the Common Good has been carried out throughout the entire state of Oaxaca, before it was called to all the regions. In 2014, we started with the regions of the Sierra Norte, and Valles Centrales. Then in 2018, we started the School for the Common Good in the Mixteca region. We have then carried out collective meetings and in 2019 participants are starting to carry out actions in their communities.
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