Updates & Announcements

#CLDE17 FRIDAY PLENARY | Dialogue and Deliberation Forum- Safety and Justice: How Should Communities Reduce Violence?

Announcing the CLDE17 FRIDAY PLENARY | Dialogue and Deliberation Forum- Safety and Justice: How Should Communities Reduce Violence? The 2017 Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement Meeting, organized by the American Democracy Project (ADP), The Democracy Commitment (TDC) and NASPA – Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education, will bring together faculty, student affairs professionals, senior campus…

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#CLDE17: Pre-Conference Workshops Announced and Registration Now Open! Register Today!

We’re pleased to announce the introduction of pre-conference workshops to be held on Wednesday, June 7, 2017 as part of our annual Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement (#CLDE17) Meeting. Institute topics were identified by the CLDE Planning Committee and based on feedback received after the 2016 CLDE Meeting. Workshops are listed below and you can…

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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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Professional Development Opportunity: Deliberative Dialogues “Train the Trainer” Workshop

ADP/TDC’s Economic Inequality Initiative is proud to announce a special professional development opportunity for members interested in training in Deliberative Dialogues and becoming moderator trainers.  We will be hosting a Deliberative Dialogue “Train the Trainer” Workshop at Keene State College in New Hampshire on October 28, 2016. Dr. Kara Lindaman of Winona State University, Minnesota, and Dr. John Theis of Lone Star College,…

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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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RSVP Today for the Engage the Election Webinars #8 and 9

Webinar #8 Text, Talk, Vote! Wednesday, September 14, 2016 | 2 p.m. EST Register here. Text, Talk, Vote uses a text-based platform to facilitate in-person conversations about voting with a small group of young people (3-4 per group). The group receives and discusses prompts delivered by text, interacting with each other and moving through the program at their own pace. The free program creates meaningful…

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RSVP Today for Free Engage the Election 2016 Webinar Tomorrow

TOMORROW Webinar #7 Graduating Students into Voters:  Overcoming the Psychological Barriers Faced by Student Voters and Improving Student Voting Rates Using Insights from the Behavioral Sciences Wednesday, September 7, 2016 at 2 p.m. Eastern  RSVP here. How do students decide to vote? And why do some students fail to cast a ballot even though they intend to on Election Day?…

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New Resource: CivicLEADS

CivicLEADS: Civic Learning, Engagement and Action Data Sharing Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR)’s Education and Child Care Data Archives at the University of Michigan is proud to announce the launch of Civic Learning, Engagement, and Action Data Sharing (CivicLEADS). Funded by a grant from the Spencer Foundation, CivicLEADS provides a centralized repository for data produced by the multi-disciplinary…

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Introducing the CLDE 2017 Planning Committee

The Association of  American State Colleges and Universities’ American Democracy Project (ADP), and The Democracy Commitment (TDC), in partnership with NASPA and its Lead Initiative are proud to announce its committee members for the 2017 Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement (CLDE) Meeting in Baltimore, Maryland, from June 7-10, 2017. Below you’ll learn more about each…

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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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