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Many unanswered questions surround the death of Freddie Gray. What we do know is that people are crying out to have a voice, to make change.
Once again we find ourselves in this place – a place of tragedy, pain, outrage, frustration and confusion. We can and must act differently in our communities and in our public institutions.
We’re downsizing our office space, and we can’t take everything with us! Now through May 15, some of our most popular discussion guides are now on sale.
Whether you missed the live webinar, want a refresher, or want to check out the resources mentioned in the presentation, this list has all of the resources you'll need in one place.
This is a webinar to explore best practices for recruiting coalition members, facilitators, and participants for your dialogue and action work. We'll talk about how to get started, how to recruit...
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 Thursday, February 12 at 2pm ET...
Check out the most popular tools and tips from this past year, including key lessons for making change and worksheets to help you reach your goals.
In the wake of recent events in Ferguson and New York City, there has been a call for a new way of building relationships with the police. Leaders want to provide ways for people to have a voice,...
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Raise awareness and discuss ideas for change on mental health in a Twitter chat on September 17 at 2pm ET. All are welcome!  


Tensions between community members and police were high following the death of Timothy Thomas, a 19-year-old shot by a Cincinnati police officer. Several efforts worked to change law enforcement...

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.