Protecting democracy isn’t just a job for Washington. The system thrives when citizens take part—and work together—at the local level
With democracy in the United States under threat, what can you do to help it survive? In Volume 2 of the Saving Democracy video series, experts at the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life at Tufts give their advice. You can absolutely run for office, but even volunteering as a poll worker or joining a committee to consider bike lanes in your community gives your government some much needed input. So stop obsessing over what the other side is doing on the national stage and get local.