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March is Women’s History Month and along with Everyday Democracy, the Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame is taking a moment to reflect on the advancement of women’s rights, and racial equity, particularly when it comes to education.  
In Decatur and Beyond, It All Starts with a Conversation
The city of Decatur, Ga., routinely engages many different sectors of the community in addressing challenges, ranging from affordable housing to race equity issues to community police relations.  
A new take on the role of volunteers in public engagement
As more local governments hire professionals to shape their public engagement strategy, we also need to make space for passionate community members to volunteer their time and expertise to make public engagement more effective.
Engage Your Community in Dialogue for Change
Our ultimate goal is to create positive community change that includes everyone, and we believe that our tools, advice, and resources will help foster that kind of change.

Everyday Democracy helps people and organizations build capacity to engage communities in creating change


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