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Beth Broadway, President/CEO of InterFaith Works of Central New York, was selected as the winner of the 2018 Paul and Joyce Aicher Leadership in Democracy Award. Beth’s winning nomination was...
Check out the most popular resources and stories from this past year, including an evaluation guide, action planning tool, the role of volunteers in public engagement, and more.
Civic engagement isn't just about voting.  This second annual Connecticut Civic Summit engaged 50+ residents from throughout the state, to talk about ways to promote civic health in the state. 
Criminal justice reform advocates are trying to spark a larger conversation regarding the role race and poverty play in experience with the justice system. In Hartford recently, a dialogue took place...
HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT.  As people throughout the state and country lose faith that there is any resemblance of equity in our jail, prison, sentencing and overall justice systems, an action-driven...
Join us for a day of learning and dialogue, about the many ways to stay engaged with your community, beyond the mid-term elections.      
As part of our intergenerational equity work, Everyday Democracy is prioritizing growing community engagement skills among young leaders. In September, Everyday Democracy's Matthew Sagacity Walker...
The Connecticut ballot measures relating to the  CT Transportation Revenue Lockbox Amendment and Connecticut Legislative Requirements to Transfer State Properties Amendment were explained at this...
There was a lot of recognition for the work being done to strengthen democracy at this October’s annual National Conference on Citizenship in Washington DC.  One of the highlights of the event was...
Everyday Democracy is pleased to announce the launch of our first Institute for Community Change Leaders! The institute will provide participants an opportunity to deepen their understanding of...

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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.