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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...
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If you have a message that you want to spread to members in your community, you'll be more effective and reach more people if you have a clear strategy. Use this worksheet to help guide your team in...
Sometimes the way we view current events or interactions are based on our previous experiences. This activity will help the group get to know each other better and understand their histories.
This activity is designed to help coalition and action team members evaluate action ideas and make decisions where the group has a chance for success. Small groups should use this tool before making...
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As you approach a large community-change initiative, pay attention to racial dynamics. Consider the following examples. Talk about how you might prevent or correct these situations.
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Use these worksheets to help your group design a strategy for reaching out and getting new volunteers and participants.
The resources in this document are for individuals, community leaders and groups, law enforcement officials and elected leaders who want to learn about, organize dialogue, and take action to address...
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Selected Events of Structural Oppression and Resistance in American History
Use this activity to start building relationships and get people comfortable talking about poverty, class, and economic inequity.
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Use this activity to start building relationships and get people comfortable talking about race and ethnicity.
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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...
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...
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...
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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...
This is an exercise to help your coalition create a shared idea about what you hope to accomplish together.

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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.