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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!  
Join groups across the country on October 6 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...
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.
In the wake of the tragedy in Ferguson, we hear that leaders want to provide ways for people to have a voice, work across divides and establish equitable policing that is accountable to the community...
With our democracy in crisis, our field is engaging in more collaborative efforts and in more pointed and urgent conversations about how to have a systemic impact. In this reflection, I offer a few...
As we move forward on this journey towards building an equitable democracy, it’s important to remember those who have helped build the foundation we stand on. We celebrate the life of Maya Angelou,...
When the Mask Comes Off is a video documentary featuring young people discussing their experiences of living with mental illness. Hear stories of struggle on their journey from misperception and...
Over the past 25 years, our tools and resources have been shaped by partnerships with formal and informal community leaders like you. Many of these lessons we have learned are captured in our...
As part of the YWCA's Stand Against Racism day, we hosted an event on "The Absurdity of Race." Check out photos, videos of the spoken word performances, and a tweet roundup from the event.

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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.