TDC News

Meet the 2017 CLDE Interns!

We are thrilled to introduce you to our three student interns for the 2017 Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement (CLDE) Meeting (#CLDE17). Amber, Christina, and Tyler introduce themselves below and together represent a vested interest in civic engagement among students in our network to engage meaningfully on our campuses, in our classrooms, and in our broader communities and our democracy.…

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Call for Proposals Now Open: CLDE17 Meeting

Submit your proposal 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 our collective networks of faculty,…

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Engage Tomorrow’s Election with TDC and ADP

As we are less than 24 hours away  from election day, we have some opportunities to engage the election nationally for you to pass on to your campuses for students, faculty, staff, and community. Millennial Monday: Voting Questions?  What You Need to know Before #ElectionDay The Students Learn Students Vote coalition (SLSV) is sponsoring a Twitter Chat using #MillennialMon on Monday,…

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Ethos Matters: Inspiring Students as Democracy’s Co-Creators

Originally posted by the American Democracy Project on September 29, 2016, https://adpaascu.wordpress.com/ By David Hoffman, Assistant Director of Student Life for Civic Agency, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) Civic Ethos: The infusion of democratic values into the customs and habits of everyday practices, structures, and interactions; the defining character of the institution and those in it that emphasizes open-mindedness, civility,…

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