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Everyday Democracy In the News

Hartford Courant editorial,
June 18, 2016

Connecticut’s Civic Health index shows progress and challenges.

Christian Science Monitor,
April 25, 2016

Everyday Democracy listed as one of several organizations working effectively to redefine leadership and participation, critical to revitalizing our democracy.

Stamford Advocate,
April 4, 2016

If Connecticut seems more civic-minded than other states, it’s for good reason. Connecticut scores above the national average when it comes to volunteering, charitable giving, attending public meetings and working with neighbors to solve common problems, according to a new report Everyday Democracy helped produce.

Butler County Journal News,
January 23, 2016

Working with the Ohio Department of Public Health, Everyday Democracy Senior Associate leads a community dialogue meeting on the topic of racial disparities in infant mortality.

CT News Junkie,
January 20, 2016

Connecticut residents are more likely than the rest of the country to volunteer and attend a public meeting, but a civic health report released Tuesday found several areas in need of improvement. According to the report, which was put together by the Secretary of the State, Everyday Democracy, the National Conference on Citizenship, and DataHaven, deep inequalities in income in Connecticut have a negative impact on civic engagement.

Hartford Courant,
January 19, 2016

Fewer Connecticut residents are voting, volunteering and donating to charity but more are eating dinner with their families and talking with their neighbors. These are among the findings from the 2016 Connecticut Civic Health Index, written by a coalition of groups in CT, including Everyday Democracy.

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Dialogue to Change

Our ultimate goal is to create positive community change that includes everyone, and our tools, advice, and resources foster that kind of change. Whether you’re grappling with a divisive community issue, or simply want to include residents’ voices in city government, Everyday Democracy's Dialogue to Change process, using a racial equity lens, can help.