TDC Action Alert

Proposals Due January 30th for CLDE17 Conference in Baltimore in June

Submit your proposal here by January 30, 2017. The American Democracy Project (ADP), The Democracy Commitment (TDC), and NASPA Lead Initiative are committed to advancing the civic engagement movement in higher education. During this year’s Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement (#CLDE17) Meeting in Baltimore, Md. from June 7-10, 2017, our goal is to bring together…

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Student Intern Opportunity For CLDE17

Our 2017 Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement (CLDE17) Meeting is a conference that will take place in Baltimore, Md. from June 7-10, 2017. The conference is a convening of higher education students, faculty, administrators, and civic engagement partners designed to build a movement of civic learning and democratic engagement across our colleges and universities. In order to encourage student participation…

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TDC Announces Calls for Participation to Member Institutions

Partnerships formed between TDC and national organizations give our members access to a myriad of opportunities to develop, participate, and communicate the results of their collaborative civic work and democratic learning efforts.  TDC is pleased to announce the following calls for participation to member institutions.  For more information, click on the links or contact: Verdis Robinson, interim National Manager of The Democracy Commitment. TDC icitizen Pilot…

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TDC Adopts National Voter Registration Day as a Special Day of Action

The Democracy Commitment adopts National Voter Registration Day as a Special Day of Action.  According to the coalition, in 2008, 6 million Americans didn’t vote because they missed a registration deadline or didn’t know how to register.   In 2016, the movement wants to make sure no one is left out.  On September 27, 2016, volunteers, celebrities, and organizations from all…

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Engage the Election: 2016 Webinar- This Wednesday!!!

Don’t Miss this week’s Engage the Election Webinar! Webinar 6: Voter Registration & Campus Technology: Engaging Student Voters by the Thousands Wednesday, August 24, 2016 | 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. EST Offered in partnership with TurboVote, this webinar will explore the research and subsequent implementation of an innovative (yet, easy!) voter engagement strategy: integrating voter registrati on and resources into…

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Engage the Election Summer 2016 Webinars: Recording & RSVP

Engage the Election Summer 2016 Webinars: Recording & RSVP RECORDING AVAILABLE Webinar #5 | Walk2Vote: Student Empowerment through Civic Engagement | Thursday, July 28, 2016 Walk2Vote (http://walk2vote.com/) is a student led, student executed, non-partisan political engagement program created by students from the University of Houston-Downtown (Texas). It has grown from a local/campus-based initiative to what is now a national movement. We…

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May 13 Deadline for NSLVE and Voter-Friendly Campus Designation

Campus Vote Project and NASPA are recruiting administrators to sign up to have their college designated as a Voter Friendly Campus. This program helps institutions develop a plan that will engage students, faculty, and administrators in civic and electoral engagement. After colleges and universities execute their plan to help students register and vote in the 2016 elections, campuses will be…

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RSVP Now: Becoming a Voter-Friendly Campus Webinar | Wednesday, March 2nd

Becoming a Voter-Friendly Campus Webinar | Wednesday, March 2nd This is the first of our ADP/TDC Engage the Election 2016 webinar series powered by icitizen. There will be 6 total webinars between now and November 2016 — all will be open to faculty, staff, students and friends. Offered in partnership with The Fair Elections Legal Network’s Campus Vote Project (CVP),…

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[TDC Updates] February 2016 Edition

February 2016 Edition ANNOUNCEMENT Registration For CLDE Now Open Submit a program proposal will now be extended by 11:59pm Eastern on February 8th. Volunteer to review program proposals by February 12th. Register for the conference. Early bird deadline is April 25th, at 11:59 p.m. Eastern. SAVE THE DATE 2016 Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement (CLDE) Meeting Pre-Conference Institutes The Pre-conference…

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#iSOTU16 Update | icitizen is live in the Apple App Store — download before Tuesday’s SOTU event!

We are incredibly excited to announce icitizen is now live in the Apple App Store! Download it for free here. The icitizen app is the civic engagement tool that will play an instrumental role in our State of the Union live-stream event on Jan. 12th with polling before, during and after the address and Republican response. Download it now to get acquainted…

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