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After 25 years of impactful leadership, Martha McCoy has announced that she will be departing from her role as the Paul J. Aicher Foundation President and Everyday Democracy Executive Director as of...
Everyday Democracy is pleased to announce two new organizations have joined Everyday Democracy’s Anchor Network — Parents for Public Schools and Study Circles Aurora - Illinois. 
We at Everyday Democracy sit with heavy hearts over the continuing anti-Asian violence that has been escalating across the nation during the last year. We mourn the deaths of the eight lives lost—six...
The events at the Capitol were shocking and distressing
Everyday Democracy is excited to announce the addition of two new members to the Paul J. Aicher Foundation board.
As I write this, just one day before our Presidential election, I am reflecting on the significance of elections to our democracy.
The Joy of Voting Youth Video Challenge  invites youth and young adults ages 14-25 to submit a video entry sharing why voting is important.
Everyday Democracy, a national organization that supports dialogue and community change to advance a more authentic, equitable, and participatory democracy, is pleased to announce its newest “Anchor...
We have a profound desire to bring forth words of healing, hope and encouragement.  But it is difficult to find those words, when we and so many around our


Connecticut Civic Ambassadors are everyday people who care about and engage others in their communities by creating opportunities for civic participation that strengthens our state’s "civic health."

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.