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RIGHT TO THE CITY – CURTIS BAY: COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT THROUGH A MOBILE APP EXPLORATORY SESSION BY BUS

Verdis Robinson, TDC National Director   
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May 18
  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…

Hotel Deadline is Today 5/16 for #CLDE17

Verdis Robinson, TDC National Director   
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May 16
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…

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

Verdis Robinson, TDC National Director   
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May 16
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…

Q & A with the #CLDE17 Student Interns

Verdis Robinson, TDC National Director   
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May 16
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…

2017 Street Law Community College Faculty Development Seminar

Verdis Robinson, TDC National Director   
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May 16
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…

Top 10 Things to Make the Most Out of CLDE 2017

Verdis Robinson, TDC National Director   
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Apr 24
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.…