Everyday Democracy

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Ideas and Tools for Community Change

7 key lessons for addressing racism
Twenty-five years after we began this journey we are still learning, but at this milestone we want to highlight some key lessons on how to create community change.
Facing Racism in a Diverse Nation
This discussion guide will help your community have a meaningful dialogue to examine gaps among racial and ethnic groups and create change.
5 Ways to Overcome Barriers to Youth Engagement
Engaging young people in community efforts can be easier said than done. Check out our list of five common challenges, along with possible solutions you can implement right away.
Engage Your Community in Dialogue for 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.
Changing Schools, Changing Lives
In Montgomery County Public Schools in Maryland, students, teachers, and staff have participated in dialogues to help find ways to address racial barriers to student achievement for over a decade.
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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.

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.
Everyone wants to live in a place where they have the chance to thrive. Check out some key stories of change from communities addressing poverty and building prosperity, as well as some resources...
“We all want our children to be successful and be healthy, safe and strong.” Find out how one community has incorporated dialogue-to-change in their projects in order to bring businesses, city...

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This Action Road Map will help communities walk through the steps we need to take to carry out a plan for action. Using this worksheet, you will think about the people, places, and things in your...