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FREE WEBINAR: CLDE18 CALL FOR PROPOSALS & EMERGENT THEORY OF CHANGE

FREE WEBINAR: CLDE18 CALL FOR PROPOSALS & EMERGENT THEORY OF CHANGE

Since the publication of the A Crucible Moment report in 2012, many higher education professionals have engaged further in the Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement (CLDE) field in the hopes of fulfilling the vision laid out by our colleagues to create a more socially just, civically engaged, and democratically-minded future. In this session, participants will engage in conversation about the emerging theory of…

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Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement for What? Envisioning a Thriving Democracy

Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement for What? Envisioning a Thriving Democracy

By David Hoffman, Jennifer Domagal-Goldman, Stephanie King, and Verdis Robinson This is the second in a series of posts addressing the emergent Theory of Changebeing developed by higher education institutions that participate in the annual Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement Meeting, which includes a network of colleges and universities affiliated with the American Association of State Colleges and Universities’ (AASCU) American Democracy…

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Student Opportunity Alert: Leadership & the American Presidency

Student Opportunity Alert: Leadership & the American Presidency

The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation & Institute is one of TDC’s newest partners, and we’re thrilled that they have decided to offer scholarships dedicated to ADP and TDC students for their Leadership and the American Presidency program in Washington, DC.  This announcement will describe the program as well as the requirements and deadline for applications.  Be sure to take a closer…

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“Developing a Democratic Engagement Action Plan” Webinar

“Developing a Democratic Engagement Action Plan” Webinar

REGISTER NOW On Monday, September 11 at 2:00 pm EST, the All IN Campus Democracy Challenge will be hosting a webinar entitled, “Developing a Democratic Engagement Action Plan” as part of its ongoing series. This one-hour webinar will stress the importance of action planning in the process of increasing democratic engagement on college and university campuses. “Action planning” is a way to…

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#CLDE17: RSVP Now for TurboVote’s Voter Engagement Symposium & Lunch

#CLDE17: RSVP Now for TurboVote’s Voter Engagement Symposium & Lunch

Thursday, June 8th 11:45 a.m. – 1:45 p.m. 2017 Voter Engagement Symposium: Engaging Locally & Strategizing Digitally Lunch provided; RSVP now via registration as event is capped at 70 participants Please join TurboVote, our partner colleges and universities, and other nonprofit organizations for an interactive symposium on what it takes to engage student voters in…

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TDC Post-Election Series: “Election Reflections”

This blog was originally posted by NASPA Lead Initiative on November 10, 2016. Reposted by author permission. Author:  Nancy Thomas, Director, Institute for Democracy & Higher Education, Tufts University’s Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life. As the director of a research institute studying higher education’s role in democracy, I have been inundated on November 9 with emails, texts, and calls. Donald…

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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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“Citizenship Under Siege” Fall 2016 Webinar Series

Citizenship Under Siege: Promoting Listening, Learning, and Engagement Fall 2016 Webinar SeriesThe US Constitution’s preamble speaks of “We the People”—but who is considered part of that sacred circle, and how has this group varied over time? When national identity is hotly contested, what does it mean to experience citizenship as partial, denied, or fully acknowledged? How can the humanities illuminate…

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Engage the Election Webinar: Is Your Campus ALL IN?

As part of our ADP/TDC 2016 Engage the Election initiative, we’re partnering with the ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge to bring you a webinar focused on this national, nonpartisan initiative focused on recognizing campuses that are increasing democratic engagement and student voting. Over 45 ADP and 12 TDC campuses are already signed up — this webinar is for campuses considering participating as well…

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