Stamford's Everyday Democracy

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Stamford’s Everyday Democracy aims to bring residents together to look at our community through the lens of racial equity. Our statement of purpose:

Stamford’s Everyday Democracy works to address the racial inequities in the city. We will achieve this through a series of dialogues to identify the inequities and build relationships among neighbors. We will take actions that lead to shared power and resources that improve our community.


About Everyday Democracy

Based in Hartford, CT Everyday Democracy helps people and organizations build capacity to engage communities in creating change.


Finding Racism in a Diverse Nation

Six-session discussion guides to help people take part in meaningful dialogue to examine gaps among racial and ethnic groups and create institutional and policy change.


Best Practices From World Libraries Photo Gallery

36 projects were selected and included in a photo gallery which features library projects and programs that best demonstrate the ALA theme: the Value of Libraries in Promoting Social Justice and Inclusion.

Black Lives Matter and Protest Art Exhibits to View Online

The Black Lives Matter movement and recent racial justice protests around the country have resonated deeply with many Americans, including artists. During the spring and summer of 2020, following the killing of George Floyd, murals and protest art popped up in cities and towns across the country, and artists are continuing to reflect on current social and political themes in new work.

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About race, class, and inequity

​Digital materials found in the Ferguson Library Digital Collection ​

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