By the People works with community organization, colleges and the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) to create events for citizens, that normally do not interact with each other, to takes their views about issues of the day and deliberate on them while contributing their opinions to the national discussion.
According to the Canadian Community for Dialogue and Deliberation (C2D2) website, the organization's mission is "to increase our society’s capacity to have constructive conversations to enhance decision- making and collaborative action, to improve relationships and generate insight and knowledge – in short, to strengthen democracy".
The Deliberative Democracy Consortium (DDC) is an association of the leading organizations and scholars who work in the field of deliberation and public engagement. The DDC represents more than 50 foundations, nonprofit organizations, and universities, who work together to strengthen deliberation in democracy. The DDC supports research activities and promotes the advancement of deliberative practices at all levels of government around the world.
Democracy International is a network movement towards a more direct democracy in the European Union. Democracy International is founded in Brussels Belgium and is operated by a cooperation team made up of 6 members; Heiko Dittmer, Carsten Berg, Ronald Pabst, Gerald Häfner, Roman Huber and Michael Efler.