Neighborhoods and local media work together to create change

Man talking on microphone with a woman next to him.South Sacramento is one of eight communities that took part in "Communities Creating Racial Equity," an initiative by Everyday Democracy to help communities deepen and sustain community change on issues around racial equity.

In a community with no ethnic majority, South Sacramento's Committee Addressing Racial Equity (CARE) has brought all kinds of people together in dialogues to explore ways of eliminating racism. Following a spring 2009 action forum, participants identified action goals and formed teams to take on racism in their neighborhoods. One of the action goals is to ensure accurate and fair media coverage of South Sacramento.

March 1, 2010

Sign Up for Email Updates!Wasn't that inspiring? Sign up for more stories like this one

Imagine quitting your job, selling your home and taking your three small children on the road for a year in an RV to visit all 50 states in our nation, with the goal of understanding our current...

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.