It Takes a Village to Raise a Country

In this lecture, Dr. Candelaria discusses local governance as a powerful but often overlooked source of hope today.

Anne Lan Kagahastian Candelaria is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science, and the Associate Dean for Graduate Programs for the Loyola Schools. In the last twenty years, she worked with various communities, local government units, private organizations, and public institutions on various education development programs. She believes that citizen empowerment is a lifelong process of learning how local institutions work and having the ability and courage to engage in their formal and informal policymaking processes.

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