Take a Timeout Today; Remember Why We Celebrate

Posted in TDC Member Campus News on Jul 4, 2014

Courtesy of The National Archives IN CONGRESS, July 4, 1776. The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America, When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate […]

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Updates & Announcements: Innovations 2015 Announces Call for Proposals

By Stephanie R. South, TDC National Coordinator The League for Innovation in the Community College, which has worked closely with The Democracy Commitment in the past, has just announced that it is accepting proposals for its 17th annual conference in Boston, Massachusetts from March 8 – March 11, 2015. At last year’s conference in Anaheim, […]

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#ADPTDC14 Meeting in Review: Forging Civic Pathways for Student Success

Posted in #ADPTDC14 Update, TDC Events on Jul 2, 2014

By Jen Domagal-Goldman, National Manager, American Democracy Project Our recent 2014 ADP/TDC National Meeting in Louisville, Ky. brought together a collection of faculty, students, administrators, community partners and representatives from our national sponsor and partner organizations committed to advancing civic learning and engagement through public higher education. Collectively, we considered how to advance civic pathways […]

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TDC Announces Another New Partnership for Engage the Election 2014

Posted in TDC Partners & Friends on Jul 1, 2014

The Democracy Commitment (TDC) and Rock the Vote are pleased to announce a new partnership for Engage the Election 2014 (#e214)—a continuance of TDC’s first signature initiative, Engage the Election: 2012, that focuses on the midterm election. Rock the Vote is the nation’s largest organization building the political power of young people in politics and […]

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TDC and ADP Honor Students and Leaders with Awards for Civic Engagement at 2014 National Meeting

Posted in #ADPTDC14 Update, TDC Blog on Jun 19, 2014

The Democracy Commitment and its sister organization AASCU’s American Democracy Project (ADP) honored a team of students and three outstanding leaders in civic engagement earlier this month during their joint national meeting in Louisville, Ky. The Democracy Commitment awarded it’s inaugural award, The Democracy Commitment Student Action Award to recognize a team of students. Three ADP awards […]

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Introducing the Pulitzer Center for Crisis Reporting

Note: Mark Schulte was a plenary speaker at this month’s 2014 ADP/TDC National Meeting in Louisville, Ky. You can learn more about his organization, The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, and their work in the blog post below. By Mark Schulte, Education Director, Pulitzer center on Crisis Reporting In my plenary I use journalism supported by the Pulitzer […]

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Introducing The Harry Potter Alliance

Note: Lauren Bird was a plenary speaker at last week’s 2014 ADP/TDC National Meeting in Louisville, Kentucky. You can learn more about her organization, The Harry Potter Alliance, and their work online and in communities around the country and across the globe to advance social justice and community engagement in the blog post below. By […]

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[#ADPTDC14 Updates] Welcome to Louisville!

Posted in #ADPTDC14 Update on Jun 5, 2014

Welcome to Louisville, 2014 ADP/TDC National Meeting Attendees! We are so looking forward to seeing you today as we kick off the this year’s ADP/TDC National Meeting. We just wanted to take a moment this morning to welcome you to the city and make sure that you are all aware of the reasons we are #LovinLouisville […]

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[Why We Are #LovinLouisville] Crossing the Finish Line

Posted in #ADPTDC14 Update on Jun 4, 2014

By Stephanie R. South, TDC National Coordinator Heading to Louisville for #ADPTDC14? Over the next two weeks leading up to our June 5-7 ADP/TDC Joint National Meeting in this City of Compassion, we’ll be highlighting reasons that we’re #LovinLouisville. Reason #10? The closing reception… …Because if there is anything we know how to do besides […]

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[Why We Are #LovinLouisville] Game On!

Posted in #ADPTDC14 Update on Jun 2, 2014

By Caitlin Reilly, Program Associate, The American Democracy Project Heading to Louisville for #ADPTDC14? Over the next two weeks leading up to our June 5-7 ADP/TDC Joint National Meeting in this City of Compassion, we’ll be highlighting reasons that we’re #LovinLouisville. Reason #9? Gamification! This year we’re taking our mobile app (more on this later) […]

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