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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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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.

Opportunities for TDC Members | NEH & ALA Offering Grants of $3,000 to $10,000 to Screen and Discuss the History of Latinos in America

By Gabriel Arteaga, TDC National Manager In early February, the National Endowment of the Humanities (NEH) and the American Library Association (ALA) announced their plan to bring a film screening and discussion program on the history of Latinos in America to 200 libraries and cultural institutions across the nation. As part of a new NEH initiative, The Common Good: Humanities…

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Free Webinar Offered by Lyon Software | Learn the Value of Institutional Impact Reports

Courtesy of the American Democracy Project Blog Join us for a free webinar about Institutional Impact Reports on Wednesday, March 11 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Eastern. Register here! As a non-profit college or university, telling the story of your institution’s community involvement is crucial. Are you currently collecting the information you need to create your institutional impact report? Institutional…

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Opportunities for TDC Members | Global Health Crises, Pandemics, and Policy Challenges Seminar & A Week in Washington

By Gabriel Arteaga, TDC National Manager The Democracy Commitment would like to share with its members, two opportunities that are being debuted by the Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) Institute for Public Service (ISP). We strongly encourage those interested to apply. A Week in Washington NOVA would like to host approximately 25 students this summer, from around the country, to…

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StrongReturns.org to Organize Millennials Around Prison Reform on College Campuses and Communities Nationwide

Courtesy of the American Democracy Project Blog by Pete Davis, StrongReturns.org Co-Founder Americans care about the rehabilitative mission of prisons. In poll after poll, a vast majority of respondents assert that “the criminal justice system should try to rehabilitate criminals, not just punish them.” We want strong returns: prisoners reentering their communities with a second chance at life with the necessary connections and…

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