Medellín, Colombia, took its time to reformulate its Reading Plan: it consisted of almost two years of consultations in a joint effort between academia, the citizen population and the Secretariat of Citizen Culture. Two research groups from the University of Antioquia accompanied this process.
Today, Medellín has an excellent citizenplan ofreading, writing and orality 2016 - 2020, aimed at making a city of readers, through actions that promote books and encourage reading among citizens.
"Participating in the evaluation and formulation of this Citizen Plan has left us with the conviction that through reading, writing and speaking it is possible for citizens to build a culture of progress, equity and peace," expressed the director of the Research Group on Didactics Investigation and New Technologies, Doris Ramírez.
The delivery to the community of the new Plan took place during these days and, for that purpose, the Mayor's Office of Medellín held two events: a conference on reading, writing and orality by our brother Alfredo Mires Ortiz, on Monday 28th, and the Presentation of the Plan, on Tuesday 29th.
Information about this exemplary process can be found at the following link: