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Growing Democracy

Bringing together community members, scholars and practitioners to share insights on civic engagement

Our Mission & Values

The Growing Democracy Project is a collaborative effort to build civic capacity by bringing together diverse constituencies – community members, civic leaders, grassroots organizations, and universities. By sharing experiences and expertise, and learning from one another, we empower communities and facilitate social change.

Growing Democracy Updates

GDP Intern – Media(Video, Podcast, Photo)

Media (Video/Photo/Podcast) Intern (Paid)  The Growing Democracy Project is a collaborative effort to build civic capacity by bringing together diverse constituencies – community members, civic leaders, grassroots organizations, and universities. By sharing experiences and expertise, and learning from one another,...

GDP Intern – Race & Democracy

Race & Democracy Intern (Paid) The Growing Democracy Project has a special program on Race and Democracy that focuses on anti-Black and anti-Asian racism and racialized politics in Northeast Ohio. This project includes a 10-episode podcast series examining the intersections of...

GDP Research Assistant – Cleveland Community Development

Growing Democracy Research Lab, Research Assistant (Paid)  The Growing Democracy Research (and learning) Lab is dedicated to community engaged research and learning. Lab allows us to connect our programming (events, workshops, online curriculum, and podcasts) with community-engaged research opportunities. Our intention...