TDC Announces New Partnership for Engage the Election 2014

By Stephanie R. South,  TDC National Coordinator The Democracy Commitment (TDC) is pleased to announce a new partnership for Engage the Election 2014– a continuance of our first signature initiative, Engage the Election: 2012, that focuses on the midterm elections: The Fair Elections Legal Network (FELN) is a national nonpartisan voting rights organization dedicated to […]


Video of Live Webcast with Former U.S. Secretary of Labor Robert Reich Now Available

Posted in TDC Events on Mar 13, 2014

On February 20, 2014, the Democracy Commitment and its four-year institution sister initiative, The American Democracy Project, organized a national screening of former U.S. Secretary of Labor Robert Reich’s documentary film “Inequality for All.” That Thursday afternoon, at 5 p.m. EST, nearly 100 of our institutions across the country participated.  Following the film, Robert Reich […]


[Campus Sphere] Guttman Students Attend 43rd NYSABPRL Conference

Posted in CAMPUS SPHERE, TDC Member Campus News on Mar 13, 2014

By Omairys Rodriguez, College Assistant, Communications & Public Relations, Guttman Community College During the weekend of February 14th, six Guttman students, along with over 100 CUNY students, attended the 43rd Annual New York State Association of Black and Puerto Rican Legislative Caucus (NYSABPRL) Conference in Albany, New York. Among the Guttman participants was second-year student […]


[TDC Events] Bridging Cultures Webinar Tomorrow, 3.13 @ 3:30pm EST

Posted in TDC Events, TDC Partners & Friends on Mar 12, 2014

By Stephanie R. South, TDC National Coordinator Tomorrow, Thursday, March 13, 2014, there will be a Bridging Cultures project webinar at 3:30pm EST. These webinars are not only open to Bridging Cultures team members, but to any faculty that might benefit, so please share with your campus colleagues and regional hub partners (or pass their names […]


[TDC Action Alert] Sign Up to Be Part of NSLVE; Upcoming Webinar to Learn More

We promoted this last year, but another opportunity for TDC campuses to participate and learn important details about students’ voting behaviors has come up this spring. The Center for Information & Research on Civic Learning & Engagement (CIRCLE) recently received a grant to study college student voting rates.  260 universities and colleges have already signed […]


[#ADPTDC14 Meeting Update] First-Round Proposals Reviewed; Registration Open

Posted in #ADPTDC14 Update on Mar 10, 2014

By Stephanie R. South, TDC National Coordinator ADP National Manager Jennifer Domagal-Goldman and I have spent today finalizing the review of our first round of proposals; acceptance notifications for proposals submitted by the original mid-February deadline went out this afternoon. We will be conducting the second and third round reviews in the next couple of […]


2014 ADP/TDC National Meeting CFP Deadline Approaching

Posted in #ADPTDC14 Update on Feb 3, 2014

2014 ADP/TDC National Meeting Call for Proposals (CFP) The deadline for presentation proposal submissions is Sunday, February 16, 2014 at 11:59 PM Eastern. All proposals will be reviewed and notification of proposal status will be sent out no later than Monday, March 10, 2014. You’ll find more information here about our CFP. If you are […]


[Campus Sphere] Guttman Hosts Community Engagement Institute for Two-Year Colleges

By Omairys Rodriguez, College Assistant, Marketing & Public Relations, Guttman Community College On January 27, Guttman Community College hosted in partnership with New York Campus Compact Community Engagement Institute for Two-Year Colleges, a one-day community engagement institute for two year colleges. Over 60 attendees from community colleges and non-profit organizations learned practical approaches to promoting […]


#ADPTDC14 Update: Teacher Education Effort

Posted in #ADPTDC14 Update on Jan 29, 2014

 Democracy has to be born anew in every generation, and education is its midwife. -John Dewey The Democracy Commitment and the American Democracy Project are pleased to announce a new teacher education effort and strand at their national meeting established to forge and strengthen democratic education and civic engagement in teacher preparation at two- and […]


Registration Now Open for 2014 TDC/ADP National Meeting

Posted in #ADPTDC14 Update on Jan 27, 2014

Registration Open for 2014 TDC/ADP National Meeting June 5-7, 2014 | Marriott Louisville Downtown | Louisville, Kentucky “Forging Civic Pathways for Students Between Our Institutions” Please join us in Louisville, Kentucky for The Democracy Commitment’s (TDC) 4th annual national meeting and the American Democracy Project’s (ADP) 12th annual national meeting at the Marriott Louisville Downtown. […]