Dialogue-to-change programs provide a process to help build the trusting relationships necessary for long-term change. Everyday Democracy uses a proven teachnique called “study circles” designed to bring people from diverse backgrounds and experiences together so they can develop trust, understand each other’s experiences, and find ways to work together.
Conversation Cafés are open, hosted conversations in cafés as well as conferences and classrooms—anywhere people gather to make sense of our world. At a Conversation Café there is nothing to join, no homework, no agenda, just a simple process that helps to shift us from small talk to BIG talk, conversations that matter.
SPLC Southern Poverty Law Center
The Southern Poverty Law Center is dedicated to fighting hate and bigotry and to seeking justice for the most vulnerable members of our society. Using litigation, education, and other forms of advocacy, the SPLC works toward the day when the ideals of equal justice and equal opportunity will be a reality. Find useful resources and advice from a well respected, established, national organization.
Generation Citizen: Beyond the Ballot
Generation Citizen is a nonprofit organization that works to ensure that every student in the United States receives an action civics education, which provides them with the knowledge and skills necessary to participate in our democracy as active citizens.
Immigrant Legal Resource Center
All people in the United States, regardless of immigration status, have certain rights and protections under the U.S. Constitution. The Red Cards were created to help people assert their rights and defend themselves against constitutional violations.