Shades of Change - Everyday Democracy's blog


I am reaching out to let you know that today I am announcing my plans to step down as Executive Director of Everyday Democracy and President of The Paul J. Aicher Foundation at the end of March 2022.
Updating our Facing Racism Guide 
Juleny Santa Cruz ICCL Cohort 2
Juleny Santa Cruz brings D2C to Chicago
“I believe in the power of the people to come together, fill the void and make change. Everyone can be a change leader.” - Rachel Santos, ICCL - Cohort 2
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Katie Zawacki is the Executive Director of Points of Diversity in Roanoke, VA, the 2020 Paul J. Aicher Award winner.
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...
Grace was a Chinese American woman in Detroit whose vision of revolution will surprise you. A writer, activist, and philosopher rooted for more than 70 years in the African American movement, she has...
The YWCA of New Castle County, which later became YWCA Delaware, embraced the study circle process, starting with a small grant from DuPont and involving many other organizations, including...
Central New York’s Interfaith Works’ El Hindi Center for Dialogue continually confronts “hot topics” in the community head on, with thoughtful, facilitated listening and sharing sessions that gather...


Dialogue to Change

Our ultimate goal is to create positive community change that includes everyone, and our tools, advice, and resources 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.