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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.
Join groups across the country on April 24 to Text, Talk, Act to improve mental health! This is an hour-long event that uses text messaging to get people talking about mental health and encourage...
Are you new to Everyday Democracy? Do you want to hear about success stories of communities that have used dialogue to create positive change? Join us for a webinar on Wednesday, March 26 at 2pm ET...
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...
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...
Too often young people do not have a voice in decisions that affect them. Let's develop strategies to create a more inclusive community by implementing meaningful ways for young people to have a...

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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...

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.