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August 15, 2016
This activity shows some of the advantages and disadvantages related to organizational power and privilege. The activity is used to show how long-term accumulation of advantages based on...
August 12, 2016
This activity shows some of the advantages and disadvantages related to racial/ethnic identity or skin color. The activity is used to show how long-term accumulation of advantages based on skin color...
February 2, 2016
This lesson plan is an introduction to "civic health" and its connection to "great citizenship." It helps students learn about how ordinary citizens participate in the public arena by volunteering,...
February 2, 2016
This lesson helps teachers engage their students on "living citizenship" through classroom and personal civic engagement activities by the students using a "civics scorecard" that helps them explore...
April 9, 2015
Use this worksheet to help you create messages that will reach key groups in your communications efforts. It will walk you through thinking about how you will contact those groups, what barriers you...
April 9, 2015
Use this exercise to help your coalition make a list of the diverse people and groups in your community. This list is helpful for recruitment and communications purposes, to help your efforts be...
April 9, 2015
This is an exercise to help your coalition create a shared idea about what you hope to accomplish together.
April 9, 2015
Use these worksheets to help your group design a strategy for reaching out and getting new volunteers and participants.
February 12, 2015
No design skills? No budget for a graphic designer? No problem! Use these templates to help you create beautiful flyers for your program.
January 27, 2015
This simple worksheet will help you think about challenges you may face in developing and distributing your messages. It will also help you think about communications assets you have that can help...
January 27, 2015
This handout will help you understand the importance of talking points and give you four simple steps for developing your own.
January 8, 2015
This activity will help groups gain an understanding of different ways change can happen, and in particular how Everyday Democracy's dialogue process differs from other ways of creating change in a...
January 8, 2015
The goal of this activity is to illustrate the different experiences participants may have based on the color of their skin. It will help provoke thinking and dialogue about different experiences and...
January 8, 2015
This activity helps participants delve deeper in analyzing racism and start to learn how to use a structural racism lens. Many times, actions are focused on changing the personal beliefs without...
January 7, 2015
This exercise is designed to help you have a conversation about how your community’s racial dynamics may be impacting your work as organizers. It will also help you to think about how to work...
January 7, 2015
This chart will help you understand how the process of dialogue differs from debate.
January 7, 2015
This discussion will help your group begin talking about a situation that is causing tension in our community or that presents a great opportunity. It will help you narrow down an issue that you...
January 7, 2015
This activity will help your group start thinking about how stereotypes affect how you think about each other and work together. This will give you an opportunity to explore how stereotypes affect...
January 7, 2015
This is a team building activity for an organizing coalition or action teams to use during their first or second meeting.
January 7, 2015
This exercise is designed to help you have a conversation about how your community’s racial dynamics may be impacting your work as you move forward to act on the ideas generated from the dialogues....

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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, the dialogue to change program can help community members take action and make their voice heard.