Who We Are

Heartland Democracy is a civic engagement, educational, and research group operating in the public interest. We work with people of all ages, and focus our work on boosting informed participation in democracy.

Our Programs

Empowering U helps young people better understand and articulate their values and who they are. We learn how the world works and our connections to it. We have real conversations about the importance of lifelong community engagement.


Heartland Democracy is a public education non-profit working to make our democracy more effective and inclusive. We are a non-partisan charity under the IRS’s 501c3 classification.