TDC Partners & Friends: Register for the 2014 National Conference on Citizenship (10.10 in Washington, DC)

Posted in TDC Partners & Friends on Sep 10, 2014

Courtesy of the American Democracy Project Strengthening Civic Life Civic life is how we come together to accomplish big goals and overcome serious challenges. What is amazing is that it is often grounded in the smallest actions. Actions like talking with neighbors, eating with family and friends, exchanging favors, and other random acts of kindness. […]

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#e214 Update: Campus Vote Project’s Midterm Elections Resources and #VotePledge2014

Posted in #e214 Update on Sep 9, 2014

Courtesy of the Campus Vote Project As deadlines approach, it is important students have the information needed to register and cast a ballot in the midterm elections. Campus Vote Project has updated 2014 guides for all 50 states and D.C. including important dates to remember, where to find registration forms, how to register with your […]

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TDC Partners & Friends: Election Engagement Checklist from CEEP

Posted in TDC Partners & Friends on Sep 4, 2014

By Stephanie R. South, TDC National Coordinator The Campus Election Engagement Project (CEEP) is a national nonpartisan project that helps America’s colleges and universities get as many of their 20 million students as possible to register, volunteer in campaigns, educate themselves, and turn out at the polls.  Focusing on how administrators, faculty, staff, and student […]

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TDC Partners & Friends: 80 Schools Join the AASCU/NASPA/TurboVote Partnership

Posted in TDC Partners & Friends on Sep 4, 2014

Courtesy of the American Democracy Project 80 colleges and universities have joined a partnership with The Democracy Commitment’s headquarter host and the American Democracy Project’s (ADP) parent organization, the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU); NASPA – Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education; and TurboVote. This nonpartisan effort aims to increase voter engagement on […]

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Updates & Announcements: Respect or Reject is Live!

Posted in TDC Partners & Friends on Sep 3, 2014

By Stephanie R. South, TDC National Coordiantor The other day, we told you about the Respect or Reject campaign, and we hope you have had a chance to take a look and think about how you might use it with your students. Today, we just wanted to update you to let you know a few […]

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TDC Partners & Friends: TDC Invited to 2014 Global Challenges Institute in November

Posted in TDC Partners & Friends on Sep 2, 2014

Courtesy of the American Democracy Project The American Democracy Project is pleased to announce that registration is now open for the 2014 Global Challenges Faculty Institute, and TDC member faculty are invited to join us! Thursday & Friday, November 6 – 7, 2014 Global Challenges Institute on Educating Globally Competent Citizens The Richard Stockton College of […]

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Community Colleges in the News: Free Tuition, Transfers, and the White House

Posted in TDC Member Campus News on Aug 28, 2014

By Stephanie R. South Community Colleges in the News is a new monthly feature on the TDC blog in which we intend to future notable articles concerning concerning community colleges that were published during the last month. This month’s line-up: White House Hosts Community Colleges August 13, 2014 on Inside Higher Ed The Obama administration […]

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CIRCLE’s New, Interactive State-by-State Map

Posted in TDC Partners & Friends on Aug 27, 2014

By Stephanie R. South, TDC National Coordinator Our friends at CIRCLE—the Center for Information & Research on Civic Learning and Engagement—have recently launched a new, interactive state-by-state map for those interested in youth and electoral engagement. The map, which includes voter turnout and registration rates in midterm and presidential elections for citizens aged 18-29 and […]

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UPDATES & ANNOUNCEMENTS: New TDC #e214 User Guides Now Available

Posted in Updates & Announcements on Aug 26, 2014

By Stephanie R. South The Democracy Commitment is pleased to share with our members new Engage the Election 2014 (hashtag #e214) resources, including three new user guides regarding voter registration drives, candidate forums, and get-out-the-vote (GOTV). These guides can be accessed using the links below: Voter Registration Drives Candidate Issue Forums Get Out the Vote […]

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REMINDER: TDC/ADP Seek Applications for Economic Inequality Initiative

Posted in TDC Action Alert on Aug 21, 2014

By Stephanie R. South, TDC National Coordinator This is just a reminder…. TDC and ADP are seeking a small cohort of two- and four-year member institutions to join us in a three-year initiative to understand the impact of economic inequality on our democracy. The goal of this initiative is to help students think about and […]

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