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Higher Education Exchange Interview with TDC founder, Bernie Ronan: COMMUNITY COLLEGES AND CIVIC LEARNING

The Democracy Commitment (TDC) co-founder, Bernie Ronan gave an interview with the Kettering Foundation positing that the work of TDC is more important than ever. “Colleges must be intentionally democratic; it is not something that

CAMPUS SPOTLIGHT: Harrisburg Area Community College

Verdis Robinson, TDC National Director   
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Jan 12
The Democracy Commitment is proud to announce our newest member institution, Harrisburg Area Community College (HACC), “Central Pennsylvania’s Community College.” “Established on February 14, 1964 as Harrisburg Area Community College, HACC is devoted to the

White House launch video now available!

Verdis Robinson, TDC National Director   
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Jan 11
Yesterday at the White House, The Democracy Commitment had the honor of attending “For Democracy’s Future” an event calling to the forefront of U.S. current issues the need for democratic education and civic engagement in

Invitation to watch White House launch, Jan. 10, 2012, launching “For Democracy’s Future: Education Reclaims Our Civic Mission.”

Verdis Robinson, TDC National Director   
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Jan 09
Following the announcement of the January 10th, 2012 White House launch for the American Commonwealth Partnership, new materials were released for those groups wishing to watch the event and engage in dialogue similar to those

White House Launch of American Commonwealth Partnership Streamed Live

The Democracy Commitment will be participating in a White House event launching the American Commonwealth Partnership (ACP) and marking the release of an AAC&U Report A Crucible Moment: College Learning and Democracy’s Future on Tuesday,

$360,000 Grant to The Democracy Commitment and AAC&U

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Jan 05
We are delighted to announce our partnership with the Association of American Colleges and Universities through a $359,995 grant to support community college humanities faculty development. Read all about it in our press release!