Luxor Lighting made a commitment to participate in a active way in the Council of Development of “Grand Angoulême”, to anchor in a more important and more significant way on its territory. Fort of the profit of the participation citizen and the dialogue between citizens and actors, and in front of report of a territory marked by transfers, but also with an aging the population, the Council of Development introduce focus groups to obtain notices and bring of the added value to the elected representatives of “Grand Angoulême”.
Thus, Luxor Lighting joined the group-project ” network of the participation citizen ” October 18th, 2016. This group is the continuation of the first one which having thought ” to renew how the local democracy, in the public-spirited acts!? ” and of the opinion on the charter of the participation citizen in 2016.
Indeed, the politics “does not make” anymore only in our political institutions, it is from now on participative. It is consequently necessary to bind the elective democracy to the democracy citizen. For that purpose, it is necessary to recognize to the citizen its capacity to be deliberated and to express its experiences for the service of the common good.
Why this network? A network of the participation citizen, for, at first, to be a place of exchange of experiences, contributions of knowledge, information, debate of ideas then future, secondly, a lever to the foundation of a popular educational university having for objective to inform better and to train the citizens.
For that purpose, it is necessary to:
1.Have a diagnosis, a cartography, a current situation of the “practices” citizens on Grand Angoulême…
– To know how’s that circulates and articulates, what are the autonomous points and the interactions. All this can make network?
– To be a laboratory, and not only a place of census. It has to allow to forge links, to exchange knowledges.
2.To be able to be the place of prefiguration of the experiment of the popular educational university. Widen to all those who want to share needs, practices, knowledges and who want to value them.
In February, hearings took place to arrange and listen to actors and people of the territory, to feed the reflection of the group-project.