New Resource: CivicLEADS

Posted in Updates & Announcements on Aug 26, 2016

CivicLEADS: Civic Learning, Engagement and Action Data Sharing Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR)’s Education and Child Care Data Archives at the University of Michigan is proud to announce the launch of Civic Learning, Engagement, and Action Data Sharing (CivicLEADS). Funded by a grant from the Spencer Foundation, CivicLEADS provides a centralized repository for data produced by the multi-disciplinary research surrounding civic education and action. CivicLEADS provides access to quantitative and qualitative data for secondary analysis and promotes data discovery through our data, variable, and publication search tools. Beyond facilitating the sharing and discovery of data, CivicLEADS seeks to […]


Campus Vote Project Webinars Announced

Our partners and friends at the Fair Elections Legal Network’s Campus Vote Project are holding a set of upcoming webinars to get up-to-date on state-specific election laws and the current best practices for voter engagement on campus. They’ll also share useful tools and how they can support your work. The “Best Practices for Voter Engagement” webinars will cover: Why Student Voting Matters, Best Practices for Student Democratic Engagement, Tools to Guide Your Work, And State-based Election Law. Florida Best Practices for Voter Engagement When: August 25 at 130pm ET RSVP here: Michigan Best Practices for Voter Engagement When: August 30th at 1pm ET/12pm CT RSVP here: Pennsylvania Best […]


Introducing the CLDE 2017 Planning Committee

Posted in #CLDE17, TDC Events, Updates & Announcements on Aug 23, 2016

The Association of  American State Colleges and Universities’ American Democracy Project (ADP), and The Democracy Commitment (TDC), in partnership with NASPA and its Lead Initiative are proud to announce its committee members for the 2017 Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement (CLDE) Meeting in Baltimore, Maryland, from June 7-10, 2017. Below you’ll learn more about each committee member and their contributions to higher education’s civic work. Staff Leadership Jennifer Domagal-Goldman directs AASCU’s American Democracy Project. She earned her doctorate in higher education from the Pennsylvania State University. She received her master’s degree in higher education and student affairs administration from the […]


Engage the Election: 2016 Webinar- This Wednesday!!!

Don’t Miss this week’s Engage the Election Webinar! Webinar 6: Voter Registration & Campus Technology: Engaging Student Voters by the Thousands Wednesday, August 24, 2016 | 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. EST Offered in partnership with TurboVote, this webinar will explore the research and subsequent implementation of an innovative (yet, easy!) voter engagement strategy: integrating voter registrati on and resources into campus IT infrastructure. The TurboVote team and their campus partners will share success stories and their personal experiences with engaging the necessary stakeholders and turning web-based student portals and pass-throughs into “online voter registration tables.” Just in time for this […]