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Democratic Dialogue - A Guide for Practitioners

A guide from organizations we admire out of South Africa.

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” This group of institutions adopted the term ‘democratic dialogue’, already used in the Latin America and Caribbean region, to emphasize both the relevance of dialogue for strengthening democratic institutions and the democratic way in which dialogue works—by bringing a wide array of societal actors into conversations that lead to positive change. 50 more words

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"You have to win elections"

Last night I went to my local Montgomery County Democratic Committee meeting.

Marches are great, phone calls are great, emails are great, the enthusiasm is… 394 more words

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Women's March on Austin

Chants like… People United Will Never Be Divided… This What Democracy Looks Like… Immigrants are Welcomed Here… were heard down Congress Avenue as thousands of peaceful demonstrators marched Saturday at the State Capitol for the Women’s March on Austin, a sister march, part of the national turned global Women’s March on Washington. 11 more words

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We Are Not Enemies but Friends

Better Angels provides 7 Habits of Highly Depolarizing People

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Polarization is the process of society separating into mutually antagonistic groups that increasingly do not trust or even know one another.”

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Building a Movement to End the New Jim Crow

A wonderful organizing guide.

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“There are so many people in this struggle. All of them deserve more acknowledgment and praise for their commitment, efforts, and dedication. 38 more words

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GRASSROOTS CAMPAIGNS & ADVOCACY

A Toolkit to help you make change happen provided by the Leadership Conference Education Fund

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Intersectional Insights, Indy Women's March 2017: "Indy's Own," Dana Black, Is The Next Up, Indiana's Undocumented Youth Alliance Stands Strong.

Indianapolis, home to Saturday’s Indy Women’s March on Washington Protest Rally, offered a glimpse into Indy’s future in political action and grassroots organizing.

A city with a colorful history of personal initiative, and dedication. 966 more words