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Announcing the Paul and Joyce Aicher Leadership in Democracy Award
This award will be given to an individual or organization that demonstrates the values on which Everyday Democracy was founded, such as focusing on community, developing new leaders, taking action, and giving people voice. Nominations open until June 15.
Practicing civic courage in our time
Our country is seriously divided, but there is great power and potential in listening, involving everyone, and sharing stories of courage and hope. Everyday Democracy's Executive Director, Martha McCoy, shares thoughts on how and why to move forward. What does civic courage mean to you in this time?
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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.

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