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Working to increase equity for students and families throughout New England, coaches from Everyday Democracy and Great Schools Partnership are busy planning a unique conference for later this month...
How would a person who comes from a marginalized group in society come to know that she had the power to transform that society?  How would a person with three or four degrees of “otherness” come to...
On March 14th tens of thousands of students, possibly as many as a million, walked out of their classrooms to protest gun violence.
After the February 14, 2018 shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida, courageous students who just endured the unthinkable are stepping up to create a movement for change and hold the adults...
Recently I had the chance to spend time with an amazing group of participatory democracy activists and scholars
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,...
Which of the following could women NOT do in 1960 that they can do today? The answers are likely to surprise you!
February is Black History Month, a time to reflect and celebrate the many achievements of African Americans and a time for recognizing their critical role in U.S. history. For over 150 years,...
In my work with communities, I always make it a priority to ensure that young people have a meaningful seat at the table.
Many are unaware that racism rooted in structural inequities has a significant impact on our food system.  From food production, to processing to consumption – systemic inequities show up in this...

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Dialogue to 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. 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.