First Cities Summit of the Americas taps potential of local leaders
The first Cities Summit of the Americas will convene local and regional representatives to address issues from climate to migration.
Biden pledges continued support for democratic renewal
The United States is increasing efforts with international partners to support democratic renewal around the world.
Supporting Ukraine’s children
Learn what some U.S. nonprofits and individuals are doing to assist Ukraine's children and what you can do to help.
How technology can strengthen democracy
Activists are using technology to promote democracy initiatives. Find out how social justice movements use social media to build support.
U.S. report documents human rights abuses in 2022
The 2022 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices shows "a backsliding in human rights conditions," Secretary of State Antony Blinken said.
In the U.S., democracy begins in the classroom
American students are participating in the democratic process, from choosing classroom leaders to creating change in their communities.
The importance of an independent press
The U.S. deemed free and independent media so essential that press freedom is protected in the Constitution. Find out why.
Why democracy improves a country’s economy
The United States is co-hosting the second Summit for Democracy at the end of March. Learn more about some of democracy's benefits.
People across U.S. rush to aid Türkiye, Syria
People across the United States are donating supplies to Türkiye and Syria. Learn about how they are assisting earthquake survivors.