Gilberto de Palma Augusto
Fellow Since 1999
This description of Gilberto de Palma Augusto's work was prepared when Gilberto de Palma Augusto was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 1999.
Gilberto is launching a grassroots citizenship awareness movement that focuses on accountability at the municipal level. It aims to engage students and others to create non-partisan institutions across Brazil that monitor municipal elections, revering apathy and disaffection toward politics.
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