The Democracy Commitment (TDC) http://thedemocracycommitment.org America's Community Colleges Educating for Democracy Fri, 21 Jul 2017 17:54:54 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.8 http://thedemocracycommitment.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/cropped-fblogo-1-32x32.png The Democracy Commitment (TDC) http://thedemocracycommitment.org 32 32 Interns: Thomas and Nem http://thedemocracycommitment.org/interns-thomas-nem/ http://thedemocracycommitment.org/interns-thomas-nem/#respond Fri, 14 Jul 2017 21:19:11 +0000 http://websitesdemos.tk/democracy/?p=9246 Hello I am Thomas Armooh. I am from Gaithersburg, Maryland and I currently attend Elon University. My major is political science with a minor in American studies. Along with Livinus, I am a Democracy Commitment intern for the summer of 2017. At Elon, I am an Andrew Goodman Ambassador, the organizations focus is to organize…

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#CLDE17 BALTIMORE IN REVIEW http://thedemocracycommitment.org/clde17-baltimore-review/ http://thedemocracycommitment.org/clde17-baltimore-review/#respond Thu, 06 Jul 2017 17:12:13 +0000 http://thedemocracycommitment.org/?p=9814 #CLDE17 Baltimore in Review Our recent 2017 Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement (CLDE) Meeting in Baltimore, Md., brought together a great group of faculty, students, administrators, community partners and representatives from our national sponsor and partner organizations committed to advancing civic learning and democratic engagement through higher education. Read on for highlights of our time together. By The Numbers 608…

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RIGHT TO THE CITY – CURTIS BAY: COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT THROUGH A MOBILE APP EXPLORATORY SESSION BY BUS http://thedemocracycommitment.org/right-city-curtis-bay-community-engagement-mobile-app-exploratory-session-bus/ Thu, 18 May 2017 20:32:32 +0000 http://websitesdemos.tk/democracy/?p=9001   Right to the City - Curtis Bay: Community Engagement through a Mobile App Exploratory Session by Bus | Sponsored by Towson University Anthropology students and faculty at Towson University along with the United Workers-Free Your Voice have been working on a participatory action research project with high-school students in environmental science classes to qualitatively…

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Hotel Deadline is Today 5/16 for #CLDE17 http://thedemocracycommitment.org/hotel-deadline-today-516-clde17/ Tue, 16 May 2017 14:05:16 +0000 http://websitesdemos.tk/democracy/?p=8993 2017 Civic Leadership and Democratic Engagement Meeting | June 7-10 | Baltimore, MD The deadline to book hotel rooms for the 2017 Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement (CLDE17) meeting is Tuesday, May 16. Book now to guarantee our low rates! If you have already booked rooms at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront Hotel, thank you for supporting #CLDE17 with your…

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#CLDE17: RSVP Now for TurboVote’s Voter Engagement Symposium & Lunch http://thedemocracycommitment.org/clde17-rsvp-now-turbovotes-voter-engagement-symposium-lunch/ Tue, 16 May 2017 13:50:21 +0000 http://websitesdemos.tk/democracy/?p=8989 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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Q & A with the #CLDE17 Student Interns http://thedemocracycommitment.org/q-clde17-student-interns/ Tue, 16 May 2017 13:38:06 +0000 http://websitesdemos.tk/democracy/?p=8987 By Amber Austin, Christina Melecio and Tyler Ferrari, #CLDE17 Student Interns Hello readers! We are the 2017 Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement Meeting student interns, and we are happy to be working with the planning committee this year to create the wonderful #CLDE17 conference. In addition to helping with the ideas for the conference as…

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2017 Street Law Community College Faculty Development Seminar http://thedemocracycommitment.org/2017-street-law-community-college-faculty-development-seminar/ Tue, 16 May 2017 12:00:26 +0000 http://websitesdemos.tk/democracy/?p=8978 Street Law, Inc.—in collaboration with the Robert R. McCormick Foundation, the ABA Division for Public Education, and The Democracy Commitment—is offering a faculty development seminar for community college professors who are interested in developing a law-based civics program at their colleges. The program involves innovative classroom instruction and community-based learning. Are you a community college…

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Top 10 Things to Make the Most Out of CLDE 2017 http://thedemocracycommitment.org/top-10-things-make-clde-2017/ Mon, 24 Apr 2017 19:37:53 +0000 http://websitesdemos.tk/democracy/?p=8904 Top 10 Things to Make the Most Out of CLDE 2017 Be sure to join us for the 2017 Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement Meeting (#CLDE17) in Baltimore, Md. from June 7-10th. Early-bird rates end on Monday, May 1 and our group rate at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront is good through Tuesday, May 16. 1.…

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#CLDE17 FRIDAY PLENARY | Dialogue and Deliberation Forum- Safety and Justice: How Should Communities Reduce Violence? http://thedemocracycommitment.org/clde17-friday-plenary-dialogue-deliberation-forum-safety-justice-communities-reduce-violence/ Wed, 19 Apr 2017 14:33:52 +0000 http://websitesdemos.tk/democracy/?p=8895 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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CLDE 2017: Two Full-Day Pre-conference Workshop Offerings http://thedemocracycommitment.org/clde-2017-two-full-day-pre-conference-workshop-offerings/ Fri, 14 Apr 2017 16:50:08 +0000 http://websitesdemos.tk/democracy/?p=8890 Did you know that there are two fantastic, full-day pre-conference workshops being held at the 2017 Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement (CLDE) Meeting on Wednesday, June 7th? The first is perfect for campuses interested in advancing their strategic planning around civic and community engagement and/or applying for the next round of the Carnegie Classification for…

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