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The events at the Capitol were shocking and distressing
Everyday Democracy is excited to announce the addition of two new members to the Paul J. Aicher Foundation board.
As I write this, just one day before our Presidential election, I am reflecting on the significance of elections to our democracy.
The Joy of Voting Youth Video Challenge  invites youth and young adults ages 14-25 to submit a video entry sharing why voting is important.
Everyday Democracy, a national organization that supports dialogue and community change to advance a more authentic, equitable, and participatory democracy, is pleased to announce its newest “Anchor...
We have a profound desire to bring forth words of healing, hope and encouragement.  But it is difficult to find those words, when we and so many around our
The Safety and Justice Challenge supported by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation has been working with leaders across the country to tackle one of the greatest drivers of over-...
While coronavirus does not discriminate, people in times of crisis do. Public health officials have already noted familiar patterns of racial and economic bias in response to this pandemic.  And...
Everyday Democracy has been busy strengthening community engagement with nationwide training events focusing on criminal justice, intergenerational and racial equity.


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.