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The Democracy Fund invests in organizations working to ensure that our political system is responsive to the public and able to meet the greatest challenges facing our nation.

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Strengthening our Systems Thinking Muscles

By Donata Secondo / 2016 April 20th

Reflecting on what has been hard to see in the sometimes tedious day-to-day of map-building: just how strong our systems muscles are becoming.  

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New Faces at the Democracy Fund

By Democracy Fund / 2016 April 6th

The Democracy Fund is a group of remarkably passionate, dedicated people who strive every day to make our democracy work better and we are delighted to welcome several new members to our team.  

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The Language Barrier in the Voting Booth

By Terry Ao Minnis / 2016 April 4th

We need to work harder to make it as easy to vote for Americans who struggle with English as it is for everyone else.  

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Mapping Systems is… Complex

By Joe Goldman / 2016 March 31st

The Democracy Fund has spent the past year experimenting with a methodology to map the dynamic patterns and causal relationships that shape how systems involved with local journalism, elections, and Congress are influencing the health of our democracy. Here's what we've learned so far.  

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Democracy Fund Announces Bipartisan National Advisory Committee

By Democracy Fund / 2016 March 29th

The Democracy Fund is pleased to welcome 12 advisors from both sides of the political spectrum, representing government, academia, and advocacy.