Addressing challenging issues like race, student achievement, and politics in schools

June 15, 2017

Everyday Democracy Senior Associate John Landesman works in Montgomery Country Public Schools in Maryland, which is using our Dialogue to Change engagement approach to build community and address challenging issues like race, student achievement, and politics.

Damascus High School recently involved all students in study circles to kick off a new school cohort program that will offer small groups within the school, providing support and connection on an ongoing basis. This short video offers highlights of the study circles that took place this week:

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Mayme Webb Bledsoe of the Duke Durham Neighborhood Partnership Uses Dialogue to Lift Voices in the Duke / Durham Community 

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.