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The Democracy Commitment is the leading national organization focused on the civic education of community college students.   To such an end, TDC  is an excellent source of information on community college curricular change, how community colleges are educating and engaging students in our democracy, and ensuring that community college voices are heard and do matter in our society.  TDC National Office aims to expand public and student civic knowledge and understanding. Welcome to the National Newsroom

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The quarterly newsletter from TDC’s National Office is published at least once every semester and contains updates on TDC’s latest work, announcements, opportunites, and news from member institutions.  See below for the most recent issues and archives of previous issues.

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Our national blog contains important news, updates, announcements, and opportunities from TDC National’s Office on a weekly basis.  Sign up for the mailing list to receive notifications when they posted and check it out frequently to stay up to date.  Contact the national director for opportunities to contribute.

TDC’s Miami Dade College to Host Democratic Presidential Debate

TDC’s Miami Dade College to Host Democratic Presidential Debate By The Democracy Commitment on March 7, 2016 Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders will face off for the final Democratic candidate debate in South Florida at Miami Dade College (Fla.) on Wednesday night. The Democratic National Committee and debate organizers Univision and The Washington Post are hosting this…

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RSVP Now: ADP/TDC Engage the Election 2016 Webinar on National Study of Learning, Voting & Engagement (NSLVE) |Wednesday, March 30th

This is the 2nd of our ADP/TDC Engage the Election 2016 webinar series powered by icitizen. There will be six total webinars between now and November 2016 — all will be open to faculty, staff, students and friends.   ADP/TDC Engage the Election 2016 Webinar on National Study of Learning, Voting & Engagement (NSLVE) |Wednesday, March 30th College students are…

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ADP/TDC Economic Inequality Initiative Student Summit!

A Ticket to the Middle Class: A Student Public Policy Summit on Higher Education We welcome you to join us for the very first ADP/TDC Economic Inequality Initiative Student Summit! This event, coordinated by students, staff and faculty from both Keene State College (N.H.) and Mount Wachusett Community College (Mass.), will provide opportunities for students from across the Northeast region…

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RSVP Now: Becoming a Voter-Friendly Campus Webinar | Wednesday, March 2nd

Becoming a Voter-Friendly Campus Webinar | Wednesday, March 2nd This is the first of our ADP/TDC Engage the Election 2016 webinar series powered by icitizen. There will be 6 total webinars between now and November 2016 — all will be open to faculty, staff, students and friends. Offered in partnership with The Fair Elections Legal Network’s Campus Vote Project (CVP),…

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#CLDE16: Sign up to be a Mentor/Mentee

What does mentorship mean to you? #CLDE16 By Claire King, EdD, Assistant Professor, Experiential Education, Stella and Charles Guttman Community College at CUNY and CLDE 2016 Planning Committee Member People always raise their eyebrows when I say that Martin Luther King and Gandhi were my mentors in college. Like, “You knew them?!” Now, I am “old” by some standards, but…

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TDC Partners & Friends | ADP’s 2016 Faculty Seminar in Yellowstone National Park

Announcing the American Democracy Project’s 2016 Faculty Seminar in Yellowstone National Park: Stewardship of Public Lands: Politics and the Yellowstone Ecosystem August 1 – 6, 2016 How does a democracy manage competing but often equally legitimate positions over public resources? How are the rights of all citizens protected in conflicts over public lands? How do universities design courses and programs…

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[TDC Updates] February 2016 Edition

February 2016 Edition ANNOUNCEMENT Registration For CLDE Now Open Submit a program proposal will now be extended by 11:59pm Eastern on February 8th. Volunteer to review program proposals by February 12th. Register for the conference. Early bird deadline is April 25th, at 11:59 p.m. Eastern. SAVE THE DATE 2016 Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement (CLDE) Meeting Pre-Conference Institutes The Pre-conference…

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#CLDE16 Update | Call for Proposals EXTENDED to 2/8

Call for Proposals EXTENDED Proposals Now Due February 8, 2016 at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time There is still time to be a part of the 2016 ADP/TDC/NASPA Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement (CLDE) Meeting. The proposal submission deadline has been extended to February 8, 2016 at 11:59 p.m. EST. Submit your proposal(s) online. We especially seek proposals on the following topics: Partnerships between Academic…

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#CLDE16 | The Top 10 Things to Make the Most of Your Experience

Encourage a student to apply to be a CLDE Intern. In order to encourage student participation in the annual Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement (CLDE) Meeting. The American Democracy Project, The Democracy Commitment and the NASPAs Lead Initiative are proud to offer the opportunity for three students to have a voice on the planning committee.  Each of the student interns…

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