Community Centers for Child Development in Mexico City
The Community Centers for Child Development in Mexico City were developed by working mothers together with community educators in the sixties. The Foundation for the Center of Child Support provides technical, pedagogical and financial advice to the Centers. All centers are non-governmental organizations, which operate with the parents' fees, which are agreed upon between the parents and the center.
Formalization: is the innovation embedded in the constitution or legislation, in an administrative act, or not formalized at all?
Frequency: how often does the innovation take place: only once, sporadically, or is it permanent or regular?
Mode of Selection of Participants: is the innovation open to all participants, access is restricted to some kind of condition, or both methods apply?
Type of participants: those who participate are individual citizens, civil society organizations, private stakeholders or a combination of those?
Decisiveness: does the innovation takes binding, non-binding or no decision at all?
Co-governance: is there involvement of the government in the process or not?
- not backed by constitution nor legislation, nor by any governmental policy or program
- Mode of selection of participants
- Type of participants
- democratic innovation yields a binding decision