#CLDE15 Update | 2015 CLDE Meeting Registration & CFP Now Open!

Posted in #ADPTDC14 Update, #CLDE15 Update on Dec 19, 2014

By Stephanie R. South, TDC National Coordinator Last week we announced that the American Association of State Colleges and Universities’ (AASCU) American Democracy Project (ADP), The Democracy Commitment (TDC) and NASPA – Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education would be partnering via a combined national meeting, to be held June 4-6 in New Orleans, La. […]

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#CLDE15 Update | We’ve Got Facebook Timeline Covers; Yes, We Do!

Posted in #CLDE15 Update on Dec 18, 2014

And so can you! CLICK. SAVE. DISPLAY.  

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#ADPTDC15 Update | We’re Going to Need a New Hashtag…

Posted in #ADPTDC15 Update on Dec 12, 2014

ADP, TDC & NASPA ANNOUNCE NEW PARTNERSHIP FOR 2015 CIVIC LEARNING & DEMOCRATIC ENGAGEMENT (CLDE) MEETING Earlier this week, the American Association of State Colleges and Universities’ (AASCU) American Democracy Project, The Democracy Commitment (TDC) and NASPA – Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education announced a partnership to strengthen and deepen both public and private […]

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AAC&U’s and TDC’s Bridging Cultures Project Briefing

Posted in CAMPUS SPHERE, TDC Partners & Friends on Nov 12, 2014

Courtesy of Chad Anderson @ AAC&U Supported through a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) and The Democracy Commitment (TDC) are leading a three-year curriculum and faculty-development project for ten community colleges.  These institutions are engaging faculty and administrators in intensive efforts to infuse questions […]

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#e214 Reflections: My Day at the Polls

Posted in #e214 Update on Nov 6, 2014

By Stephanie R. South, TDC National Coordinator On November 4, 2014, I went to the polls and not just to vote—to work them. Yes, on Tuesday, I showed up at 6 a.m. (extremely large cup of coffee in hand) to a precinct in Northeast DC to volunteer as a check-in clerk for the Midterm Elections. […]

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Campusphere: Alamo Colleges, GCC, and TCC Get Their Vote On

Posted in CAMPUS SPHERE on Nov 5, 2014

By Stephanie R. South, TDC National Coordinator TDC members across the country have had a lot going on when it comes to our Constitution and electoral politics. It all got started mid-September with Constitution Day (Sept. 17) and National Voter Registration Day (Sept. 23) and wrapped up this week with the Midterm Elections (Nov. 4). […]

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IT’S ELECTION DAY…

Posted in #e214 Update on Nov 4, 2014

By Stephanie R. South, TDC National Coordinator Remember, this whole week you should tweet up!

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#e214 Update: Respect or Reject Campaign Conversations

Posted in #e214 Update on Oct 31, 2014

By Stephanie R. South, TDC National Coordinator To respect or to reject? That is the question the National Institute for Civil Discourse (NICD) is asking of voters this campaign season via the Respect or Reject campaign. The campaign (hashtag #respectorreject) debuted post-Labor Day and has engaged voters (and candidates) via social media channels like Facebook […]

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#e214 Update: CEEP’s Non-Partisan Candidate Guides

Posted in #e214 Update on Oct 29, 2014

Courtesy of Campus Election Engagement Project (CEEP) When students don’t vote, it’s often because they feel they don’t know where the candidates stand. The national nonpartisan Campus Election Engagement Project (CEEP) has created 2014 guides for many states, including running draft versions by key stakeholders, like campus Young Democrats and Young Republicans. Here are some ways […]

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#e214 Update: CVP’s Reminder and Resources

Posted in #e214 Update on Oct 28, 2014

Courtesy of Fair Election Legal Networks’s Campus Vote Project Did you know that two-thirds of students surveyed who did not vote in the last midterms (2010) cited a lack of information reason, such as not understanding the process or missing an important deadline? Help make sure your students have all the information they need to […]

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