Quotes What is Democracy? A collection of quotes on the many facets of this way of life. Film Review 11/8/16 Thought-provoking documentary by 18 directors on the drama, the varied political talk of citizens, and the surprises of Election Day 2016. Book The Open Space of Democracy The case for a spiritual perception of citizens' obligations in a democracy. Spiritual Practice Just Like Me A practice that helps us focus on what we have in common with others.
Project Overview The Practicing Democracy Project An overview of our curated resources and spiritual practices for individuals and groups wanting to practice democracy. (Click on the blue icons to navigate to other content sections.)
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Book The American Soul An invitation to all citizens to reimagine and bring to life the spiritual underpinnings of the United States.
Book Excerpt An Excerpt from Deepening the American Dream A meditation on whether our freedom should be used to produce and consume or to root and care for each other.
Spiritual Practice Defining and Defending How to use the classic practices of self-observation and conscious awareness when engaged in democracy work.
Article Civic Engagement From the Stanford Social Innovation Review, why arts and cultural institutions need to nurture shared values, beliefs, and convictions.
Topic Resilience A wide variety of resources — books, films, practices, quotes, music, videos, and more — about rebounding and staying strong in the face of adversity.
Topic Civility Practices, articles, books, excerpts, quotes, and more about what it means to be civil and how to develop this essential quality.