Democracy by the People

Democracy is at work all around us -- from a 12 year old young woman who started a motor oil recycling center in Victoria, Texas to an Ohioan on a mission for citywide beautification – Americans are partnering with, and more importantly, making this government their own every day. To strengthen our democracy, we have to double-down on the idea that this political system is “by the people.” As a nation, we must discuss and share what is working and how individuals are tackling the structural, systemic, and individual barriers to full and robust engagement. This video challenges Americans to look for the ways that people are this democracy and share their stories.

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