Knowledge to Action K2A Projects in Cherán Michoacán SDG # 11 Sustainable Cities and Communities
Your Name and Title: Arlette Audiffred_Hinojosa Teacher
School or Organization Name: PrepaTec Morelia
Area of the World from Which You Will Present: Morelia Michoacán
Language in Which You Will Present: English
Target Audience(s): 9-12 school teachers
Short Session Description (one line): Projects in Cherán Michoacán SDG # 11 Sustainable Cities and Communities (global) citizenship education
Full Session Description (as long as you would like):
The work was carried out in the community of Cherán Michoacán. The municipality of Cherán is located in the center of the state of Michoacán México, at the Purépecha plateau and it is considered as one of the main areas inhabited by the Purépecha people; It has a territorial extension of 221.88 square kilometers.
In 2011 the inhabitants of Cherán organized a democratic form of government that challenged the ways of doing politics. The Supreme Court of Justice of the Mexican Nation (SCJN) approved a constitutional controversy that allowed Cherán to be ruled by uses and customs. They chose in public vote, a Greater Council formed by twelve notables called Keri's (large) all proposed first in their fires (group of neighbors), elected in their neighborhood assemblies and appointed by the general assembly. Being thus the first community with form of government of uses and customs.
The main objective of the project is to apply the 11th objective of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development of the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Cities and Communities to make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable by using the World Savvy K2A protocol Knowledge to action projects, design thinking with the students of the fifth semester (1oth grade) at the entrepreneurship class in conjunction with the history class. The students aimed to develop a project to promote the social development of the Cherán community.
The Parties Involved were: Prepa Tec Campus Morelia , Senior Council Cheran K'eri, Teacher Rosi Huaroco of the High School Lic. Benito Juárez de Cherán. Organization Ejido Verde http://ejidoverde.org/, The Grail an International Women's Movement http://www.thegrail.org/
local Artists of Cherán: Uriel Sanchez Fabian, Luis Giovanni Fabian Guerrero and Betel Pañeda.