Healthy democracies are powered by healthy communities where everyone participates. Everyday leaders play a vital role in building relationships that strengthen their community’s ability to address their most pressing needs. Merle McGee, President, and CEO of Everyday Democracy, joins Foundation Source for an inspiring discussion on innovative approaches to building strong and healthy local democracies through dialogue and community engagement.
Key points of discussion:
- The important role philanthropists and foundations can play in driving specific outcomes.
- Challenges to building multiracial democracies including race, class and gender disparities and different approaches on the pathway forward.
- Achieving transformational change through dialogue and authentic community engagement.
- Connecting the dots between democracy, social justice, civic engagement, and the lives of everyday people.