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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.
Within three years of our founding, we had decided to address the issue of racism head-on as we worked with and learned from community groups.  Our 25-year journey has led us to deep collaboration...
In 1964, Dr. Martin Luther King received a call that would not only significantly change his view for the struggle for full citizenship, but expand his struggle from domestic to international and...
Miles Rapoport, who led Demos through a period of extraordinary growth as President, will step down on March 10th to become the President and CEO of Common Cause, a grassroots organization dedicated...
From meetings at the state or local level to events of everyday life, many African-Americans say their experiences in New Mexico make them feel invisible and insignificant. The question is, “How do...
In the passing of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, the world has lost a hero and noble soul whose fight for freedom and justice serves as a powerful reminder of how commitment to one’s ideals can and do...

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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.