Neighborhoods and local media work together to create change

Man talking on microphone with a woman next to him.South Sacramento is one of eight communities that took part in "Communities Creating Racial Equity," an initiative by Everyday Democracy to help communities deepen and sustain community change on issues around racial equity.

In a community with no ethnic majority, South Sacramento's Committee Addressing Racial Equity (CARE) has brought all kinds of people together in dialogues to explore ways of eliminating racism. Following a spring 2009 action forum, participants identified action goals and formed teams to take on racism in their neighborhoods. One of the action goals is to ensure accurate and fair media coverage of South Sacramento.

March 1, 2010

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Mayme Webb Bledsoe of the Duke Durham Neighborhood Partnership Uses Dialogue to Lift Voices in the Duke / Durham Community 

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.