Many individuals and organizations are already hard at work on strengthening democratic institutions and practices.
Common Cause has been working on building a democracy that works for everyone by holding those in power accountable through lobbying, litigation, and grassroots organizing.
The Hewlett Foundation’s U.S Democracy Program supports nonprofit organizations across the ideological spectrum who seek to improve the political system so that elected representatives are better equipped to solve society’s greatest problems.
The Kettering Foundation is a nonprofit operating foundation that seeks to discover how to make democracy work best through research conducted from the perspective of citizens.
Public Agenda is a national, nonpartisan, nonprofit research and public engagement organization headquartered in New York City that strives to strengthen democracy and expand opportunity for all Americans.
The Commission on the Practice of Democratic Citizenship was launched in 2018 to explore how best to respond to the weaknesses and vulnerabilities in our political and civic life and to enable more Americans to participate as effective citizens in a diverse modern-day democracy.
Reclaim the American Dream is a non-partisan, non-profit informational website made up of a small team of journalists and researchers working to inform thoughtful people who wish to get engaged in fixing our democracy and making our economy fairer at the local level.
Commission on the Practice of Democratic Citizenship
National Issues Forum Institute
Justice John Paul Stevens
Journalist Hedrick Smith travels the country looking for positive stories of democratic reform and finds them in six states where grassroots activists are fighting to equal the playing field. Discussion guide found here.
Unrig Spotlight brings together the anti-corruption movement to tackle gerrymandering, money in politics, voting reform and more; Uniting the Movement to unrig the system through virtual and in-person events.