Free Webinar Offered by Lyon Software | Learn the Value of Institutional Impact Reports

Posted in Updates & Announcements on Feb 23, 2015

Courtesy of the American Democracy Project Blog Join us for a free webinar about Institutional Impact Reports on Wednesday, March 11 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Eastern. Register here! As a non-profit college or university, telling the story of your institution’s community involvement is crucial. Are you currently collecting the information you need to create […]

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Opportunities for TDC Members | Global Health Crises, Pandemics, and Policy Challenges Seminar & A Week in Washington

Posted in TDC Opportunities for Members on Feb 20, 2015

By Gabriel Arteaga, TDC National Manager The Democracy Commitment would like to share with its members, two opportunities that are being debuted by the Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) Institute for Public Service (ISP). We strongly encourage those interested to apply. A Week in Washington NOVA would like to host approximately 25 students this summer, […]

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StrongReturns.org to Organize Millennials Around Prison Reform on College Campuses and Communities Nationwide

Posted in Updates & Announcements on Feb 12, 2015

Courtesy of the American Democracy Project Blog by Pete Davis, StrongReturns.org Co-Founder Americans care about the rehabilitative mission of prisons. In poll after poll, a vast majority of respondents assert that “the criminal justice system should try to rehabilitate criminals, not just punish them.” We want strong returns: prisoners reentering their communities with a second chance at life […]

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Call for Proposals EXTENDED to 2/18 for 2015 ADP/TDC/NASPA CLDE Meeting

Posted in #CLDE15 Update on Feb 10, 2015

By Gabriel Arteaga, TDC National Manager Call for Proposals EXTENDED Proposals Now Due February 18, 2015 at 11:59 p.m. Eastern time There is still time to be a part of the 2015 ADP/TDC/NASPA Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement (CLDE) Meeting. The proposal submission deadline has been extended to February 18, 2014 at 11:59 p.m. EST. […]

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AASCU & The New York Times in Education Produce Teaching Toolkit

Posted in Updates & Announcements on Feb 10, 2015

Courtesy of the American Democracy Project Blog The Democracy Commitment encourages its members all to read and share AASCU’s (TDC’s fiscal agent and physical host) latest free publication, The New York Times in Education Teaching Toolkit. This toolkit builds on a long and productive partnership between AASCU and the Times—one that produced the American Democracy […]

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Opportunities for TDC Members | Frontiers of Democracy 2015

Courtesy of the American Democracy Project Blog The Tuft’s Tisch College of Citizenship and Public Service (Mass.) will be hosting the Frontiers of Democracy in Boston, Mass., this year. The conference will take place June 25-27, 2015. Each year Frontiers of Democracy focuses on how to improve citizens’ engagement with their government, communities and the […]

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Updates & Announcements | Two New Best Practices User Guides Now Available

Posted in Updates & Announcements on Feb 4, 2015

By Stephanie R. South, TDC National Coordinator The Democracy Commitment is pleased to share with our members two new best practices user guides–one on Public Achievement and one on deliberative dialogues. As you may recall, we previously published best practice user guides for Engage the Election 2012 and 2014. These best practice user guides are […]

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#CLDE15 Update | Volunteer to Review Program Proposals

Posted in #CLDE15 Update on Feb 3, 2015

By Stephanie R. South, TDC National Coordinator We are seeking volunteers to review program proposals for the 2015 ADP/TDC/NASPA Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement (#CLDE15) Meeting. Specifically, we need faculty and staff members interested in and willing to review submitted proposals in the following categories: Stewardship of Place – A Civic Mission of Higher Education […]

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TDC Welcomes New Interim National Manager

Posted in TDC Blog on Jan 27, 2015

By Stephanie R. South, TDC National Coordinator As TDC National Coordinator Stephanie R. South prepares to transition out of the role, TCD is excited to welcome a new interim national manager (the title change makes this position equivalent to the staff management of the American Democracy Project)–Gabriel A. Arteaga. You can learn more about him […]

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Service Year + Higher Ed Innovation Challenge

Posted in TDC Partners & Friends on Jan 27, 2015

Courtesy of the Franklin Project @ the Aspen Institute The Franklin Project, the National Conference on Citizenship and the Corporation for National & Community Service announced the Service Year + Higher Ed Challenge on January 15th. The effort challenges higher education institutions to create innovative new service year opportunities connected to academic credit for their […]

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