TDC Action Alert

ADP/TDC Joint Initiative | Achieving the American Dream – Economic Inequality in the 2016 Presidential Election

  By Renee Baharaeen, AASCU Civic Engagement Intern and Truman State University Student With the upcoming 2016 presidential election approaching, several politicians have recently declared their candidacy for President of the United States. Although it is still early, it is important to pay attention to the ideas each candidate holds in regard to their vision for the country. A pressing…

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Opportunities for TDC Members | NEH & ALA Offering Grants of $3,000 to $10,000 to Screen and Discuss the History of Latinos in America

By Gabriel Arteaga, TDC National Manager In early February, the National Endowment of the Humanities (NEH) and the American Library Association (ALA) announced their plan to bring a film screening and discussion program on the history of Latinos in America to 200 libraries and cultural institutions across the nation. As part of a new NEH initiative, The Common Good: Humanities…

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Help TDC Recruit New Members; Pass This Along

By Stephanie R. South, TDC National Coordinator The Democracy Commitment has grown to 78 members with some 200 campuses across 21 states, and we are looking to continue to expand. In the annual update that TDC Co-Founder and De Anza College President Brian Murphy recently distributed to all member presidents,  he encouraged each of them to reach out to one…

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[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 up, including 32 members of…

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[TDC Action Alert] Inequality for All

By Stephanie R. South Interim National Coordinator The Democracy Commitment has been working with the American Democracy Project and former U.S. Secretary of Labor Robert Reich and his staff to organize a simultaneous screening of his Inequality for All film at college campuses across the country. The event will take place on Thursday, February 20, 2014, when institutions all over…

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