Our mission is to engage disenfranchised Americans in our democracy by incubating and expanding innovative civic education, advocacy, strategy, infrastructure, and technology.

Since 2005, Democracy Builders has launched and supported innovative organizations that provide tens of thousands of families with expanded choice and voice in their democracy and their lives.
2017 opens a new national chapter in our work. Join us!

Democracy Prep is a national network of more than 20 high-performing public charter schools led by 1,000+ world-class educators with the motto: Work Hard. Go to College. Change the World!

The Arena Summit is a regional gathering of authentic, talented, and passionate future candidates for public office encouraged by a groundswell of support from like-minded people and groups.

Democracy Builders Action is a national 501c4 advocacy group of authentic grassroots organizers supporting communities and organizations as they fight to empower low-income parents.

Alumni Revolution equips citizen-scholars for success in the college of their choice and a life of active citizenship by providing the advocacy tools necessary not just to beat the odds, but to change them.

Washington Leadership Academy is a new lab-school focused on innovative civic education and technology for low-income students. It was awarded the 2016 XQ Prize from the Super School Project.

Revolutionary Education Ventures (REV) will launch in 2017 to develop and publish cutting-edge virtual reality education experiences for teachers and learners.

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2017 will be transformative for America and for Democracy Builders. We plan to launch DB 2.0 to help incubate and scale new national civic engagement efforts. Donate to support our current work sign up to stay in touch so you will be among the first to find out what we’re up to next!

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