Evolve Democracy

Decisionmaking bodies at all levels do not yet reflect the diverse backgrounds and experiences of the individuals they represent. Over the past century, the participation of women and people of color in the public arena has grown significantly, but we have a long way to go to achieve equal representation in elected office, top municipal jobs and boards and commissions, and to be heard as equal voices in the media. As we work for systemic change on issues such as  social inequity and climate change, it is crucial that those who determine policy issues are truly representative of the voices of citizens in our democracy.

The following organizations are working in partnership to design innovative and exciting solutions to build reflective democracies: