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Civics Unbound: Knowledge, Skills and Dispositions for a Thriving Democracy

Civics Unbound: Knowledge, Skills and Dispositions for a Thriving Democracy

By David Hoffman, Jennifer Domagal-Goldman, Stephanie King, and Verdis Robinson This is the third in a series of posts addressing the emergent Theory of Change being developed by higher education institutions that participate in the annual’s Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement Meeting network, which includes a network of colleges and universities affiliated with the American Association of State Colleges and Universities’ (AASCU) American Democracy Project, The Democracy…

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FREE WEBINAR: CLDE18 CALL FOR PROPOSALS & EMERGENT THEORY OF CHANGE

FREE WEBINAR: CLDE18 CALL FOR PROPOSALS & EMERGENT THEORY OF CHANGE

Since the publication of the A Crucible Moment report in 2012, many higher education professionals have engaged further in the Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement (CLDE) field in the hopes of fulfilling the vision laid out by our colleagues to create a more socially just, civically engaged, and democratically-minded future. In this session, participants will engage in conversation about the emerging theory of…

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Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement for What? Envisioning a Thriving Democracy

Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement for What? Envisioning a Thriving Democracy

By David Hoffman, Jennifer Domagal-Goldman, Stephanie King, and Verdis Robinson This is the second in a series of posts addressing the emergent Theory of Changebeing developed by higher education institutions that participate in the annual Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement Meeting, which includes a network of colleges and universities affiliated with the American Association of State Colleges and Universities’ (AASCU) American Democracy…

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Meet the #CLDE18 Interns: Vera, Hannah, and Collin

Meet the #CLDE18 Interns: Vera, Hannah, and Collin

We are thrilled to introduce the three student interns for the 2018 Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement (CLDE) Meeting (#CLDE18). As Vera, Hannah, and Collin introduce themselves below, please know that together they represent a vested interest in civic engagement among students in our networks to engage meaningfully on our campuses, in our classrooms, in our broader communities, and in our…

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Student Opportunity Alert: Leadership & the American Presidency

Student Opportunity Alert: Leadership & the American Presidency

The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation & Institute is one of TDC’s newest partners, and we’re thrilled that they have decided to offer scholarships dedicated to ADP and TDC students for their Leadership and the American Presidency program in Washington, DC.  This announcement will describe the program as well as the requirements and deadline for applications.  Be sure to take a closer…

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Call for Proposals: 2018 Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement Meeting

Call for Proposals: 2018 Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement Meeting

Submit your proposal here by January 29, 2018. The American Democracy Project (ADP), The Democracy Commitment (TDC), and NASPA Lead Initiative are committed to advancing the civic engagement movement in higher education. During this year’s Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement (#CLDE18) Meeting in Anaheim, Ca. from June 6-9, 2018, our goal is to bring together our collective networks of faculty, student affairs professionals, senior campus administrators, students, and community…

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Introducing the Inaugural TDC Civic Intern Team

Introducing the Inaugural TDC Civic Intern Team

The Inaugural TDC Civic Intern Team This fall, The Democracy Commitment has started a student internship program to regionally engage campuses & students with the national office, and to further TDC’s mission and goals.  The new Civic Intern Team (CIT) welcomes six new interns into the fold as a group of motivated and engaged students studying at or affiliated with…

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“Developing a Democratic Engagement Action Plan” Webinar

“Developing a Democratic Engagement Action Plan” Webinar

REGISTER NOW On Monday, September 11 at 2:00 pm EST, the All IN Campus Democracy Challenge will be hosting a webinar entitled, “Developing a Democratic Engagement Action Plan” as part of its ongoing series. This one-hour webinar will stress the importance of action planning in the process of increasing democratic engagement on college and university campuses. “Action planning” is a way to…

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Meet the 2018 Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement Meeting Planning Committee

Meet the 2018 Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement Meeting Planning Committee

  AASCU’s American Democracy Project, The Democracy Committee and the NASPA Lead Initiative are proud to announce its committee members for the 2018 Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement Meeting in Anaheim, California. Below you’ll find out more about them and their contributions to spirit of civic engagement and learning in higher education. Committee Leadership Jennifer Domagal-Goldman directs AASCU’s American Democracy…

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