Growing Democracy

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

Our Mission

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.

Recent Programs

Organizers Organize Organizations

Virtual Workshop & Teach-In: Dec 18, 2020 Organizers Organize Organizations, Workshop & Teach-In facilitated by Phyllis Harris In this workshop, we explore the tensions, opportunities, and challenges of being activists within organizations. What does it mean to be a “activist-manager”?...