Sustainable development and transformation are possible if Liberia implements key strategies with the help of global and local community members.
An organization or an ecosystem cannot grow without pausing, reflecting, and learning from past mistakes and failures. But this is often overlooked by even well-established organizations that simultaneously manage multiple priorities – fundraising, project delivery, reporting.
Celebrating success is obvious. But what if we also celebrate stories of failures by recognizing that brand-new ways of thinking are often the result.
Accountability Lab Liberia has hosted a two-day democracy training for 15 radio managers, DJs, and artists from Bong, Grand Bassa, Montserrado, and Nimba.
Accountability Lab Liberia has selected the winners of a competition to identify undiscovered youth talents using hip-co music to bring about social change.
Accountability Lab Liberia, in partnership with the National Endowment for Democracy, launched a Voice2Rep (formerly Rap2Rep) tour and concert in four locations – Gbarnga, Bong; Buchanan, Grand Bassa; Monrovia, Montserrado; and Ganta, Nimba – as part of conscious efforts to spread civic education messages to the youth and citizens in these areas around elections participation and related issues.
As Liberia joins the rest of the world in celebrating this year’s International Women’s Day, it is worth asking ourselves what have women actually achieved, especially in the area of political leadership.
We shame Abigail Faikai for her not so skillful use of the English language instead of asking why the University of Liberia would even accept and grant degrees to students who cannot properly compose a sentence. We may laugh at Faikai, but it’s all too apparent that the system has failed us too.