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From July 31 - Aug 2, Everyday Democracy's Carolyne Abdullah, Gwen Whiting and Gwen Wright helped lead a training designed for police chiefs across the country who are members of the International...
Civic activity is not only about elections. It's community involvement that lasts year round.
The Wondertwins, famed veteran hip-hop dance duo from Boston, performed their newest piece, BLACK on September 27th, 2019. BLACK explores the traumatizing effects of police violence towards the black...
Stamford is a city of contrasts and divergences. It is a city in which you will find picturesque New England coastal residences as well as day laborers on highway ramps running toward vehicles in an...
On June 6, 2019 a dozen Hartford-area residents gathered for a Tour and Talkback at the CT Historical Society to reflect on the Black Citizenship in the Age of Jim Crow exhibit and the many related...
On May 22nd approximately 100 Hartford youth and adults attended the Youth Justice Summit at Capital Community College in Hartford, CT. The event was organized by Our Piece of the Pie (OPP). Most of...
On April 26, 2019, Everyday Democracy hosted its 7th Stand Against Racism Day event in partnership with the YWCA of Greater Hartford. Entitled No Hate, No Fear: Immigrant Justice is Racial Justice,...
Everyday Democracy hosted a community dialogue 4/26/19 on immigrant and refugee justice as part of the 2019 YWCA’s STAND Against Racism Day.  Here is a glimpse of the event where participants engaged...
Everyday Democracy is pleased to announce the third annual Paul and Joyce Aicher Leadership in Democracy Award. This will be given to an individual or organization that demonstrates the values on...
People from all backgrounds and geographic areas, nonprofits, government agencies, community based organizations and educational institutions – came together for a week to explore what it means to...

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Connecticut Civic Ambassadors are everyday people who care about and engage others in their communities by creating opportunities for civic participation that strengthens our state’s "civic health."

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.