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Raise awareness and discuss ideas for change on mental health in a Twitter chat on September 17 at 2pm ET. All are welcome!  
Join groups across the country on October 6 to Text, Talk, Act to improve mental health! This is an hour-long event that uses text messaging to get people talking about mental health and encourage...
With our democracy in crisis, our field is engaging in more collaborative efforts and in more pointed and urgent conversations about how to have a systemic impact. In this reflection, I offer a few...
As we move forward on this journey towards building an equitable democracy, it’s important to remember those who have helped build the foundation we stand on. We celebrate the life of Maya Angelou,...
When the Mask Comes Off is a video documentary featuring young people discussing their experiences of living with mental illness. Hear stories of struggle on their journey from misperception and...
Over the past 25 years, our tools and resources have been shaped by partnerships with formal and informal community leaders like you. Many of these lessons we have learned are captured in our...
As part of the YWCA's Stand Against Racism day, we hosted an event on "The Absurdity of Race." Check out photos, videos of the spoken word performances, and a tweet roundup from the event.
What does it take to create community change and improve democracy? Early on, we decided to address the issue of racism head-on as we worked with and learned from community groups. Twenty-five years...
In this recorded webinar, learn more about what Everyday Democracy does, hear about what we've learned over the years, hear some stories of our work, and get a tour of our new website.
In celebration of our 25th anniversary, Everyday Democracy is being featured in a half page ad in USA Today’s Black History Month 2014 Special Edition, available in print and online.

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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 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.