Resources By Issue - Diversity

The pressures of an increasingly diverse nation are visible in many of our most complex public issues, such as education, taxes, welfare, and immigration. They also are evident in daily life - whether in open conflict among groups, or in tensions and misperceptions that simmer beneath the surface.

Dialogue to Change programs help people build the trusting relationships necessary for long-term change. People from diverse backgrounds and experiences develop trust, understand each other's experiences, and work together on solutions.


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Our intergenerational equity framework provides a definition and five principles needed for building intergenerational equity in your community work.
Are you trying to make change in your community? This workbook will help you organize large-scale public dialogue, and it will help you connect the talk to action.
Along with the Guide to Evaluating Community Engagement, this toolkit provides you with pratical tools you can use in your community engagement efforts.
Check out our newly released mini-guide that offers tips for evaluating community engagement. It is not meant to be fully prescriptive on evaluation but it is a practical, hands-on tool to help you...
Key lessons we have learned about addressing racism in community initiatives
The discussion guide is designed to strengthen relationships and understanding across religious and philosophical perspectives as a foundation for talking about inter-group tensions and the role of...
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.