While there is no one path to solving what ails our country, if we don’t chart a common direction of where we want to go, the forces dividing us will continue to prevail. The United States is at a crossroads, and there is no time to waste.

Weaving together all our efforts for a just, inclusive and peaceful democracy

What We Do

The Horizons team acts as organizers, conveners, facilitators, and sense-makers, striving to impact the ecosystem of social change throughout the country.

Latest News

THE VISTA: March 2023

During this last week of March, the U.S. is hosting the Summit for Democracy and Women’s History Month comes to a close. As proclaimed by one of the Summit’s side...

THE PILLARS PROJECT: Veterans and Military Families

Why should veterans and military families care about authoritarianism? American democracy is in a moment of crisis. Long-standing authoritarian trends and practices by a dedicated segment of our political class...

THE PILLARS PROJECT: Labor Unions and Professional Associations

Why should labor unions and professional associations care about authoritarianism? American democracy is in a moment of crisis. Long-standing trends and practices that undermined agreement on the rules of the...

THE PILLARS PROJECT: The Faith Community

Why should faith communities care about authoritarianism? A flourishing democracy is one of the strongest protections for the free exercise of religion. From the persecution of Christians and ethnic cleansing...

THE PILLARS PROJECT: The Business Community

Why should business leaders care about authoritarianism? There is a long-standing recognition among many American business leaders that fostering a democratic political environment is in the interest of American businesses....

Exploring Narrative Practices for Broad-based Movements in Contexts...

This piece was originally published on March 1, 2023 on OpenGlobalRights by Julia Roig and James Savage. Versión en Español The rise in authoritarianism and democratic decline around the world...

Areas of Work


Bringing the Ecosystem Together

Finding Common Cause

Impactful Communications for Collective Action


Strengthening Research to Practice and Practice to Practice Partnerships