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On This Day | Voting Rights Act

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Aug 06

By Jennifer Domagal-Goldman, ADP National Manager From the Civics Renewal Network: 50 years ago today — on Aug. 6, 1965 — President Lyndon Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act, which outlawed vote-suppression tactics adopted in much

National Civic Learning Rubric Under Development

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Aug 06

Note: ADP’s director Jen Domagal-Goldman has been selected to serve as one of the project team members to develop a new national civic learning rubric.  In 2015, the Massachusetts Department of Higher Education, along with faculty

Meeting in Review | Breaking Through: Increasing civic engagement before, during, and after elections

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Aug 05

By Gabriel Arteaga, TDC National Manager Here at AASCU and at our TDC/ADP member institutions, we are constantly looking for new and innovative ways to increase our students’ interest in civic and political engagement. It

ADP/TDC Joint Initiative | Achieving the American Dream – Economic Inequality in the 2016 Presidential Election

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Aug 03

  By Renee Baharaeen, AASCU Civic Engagement Intern and Truman State University Student With the upcoming 2016 presidential election approaching, several politicians have recently declared their candidacy for President of the United States. Although it

What We’re Reading | Research on Low Youth Turnout and Registration Rates

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Jul 30

CIRCLE: The Center for Information & Research on Civic Learning and Engagement recently released an analysis of Millennial voter registration and turnout rates after the 2014 midterm election yielded the lowest number of ballots cast

Reach for College! College Readiness Institute

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Jul 29

By Renee Baharaeen, AASCU Civic Engagement Intern and Truman State University Student The College Readiness Institute – hosted in Washington, DC by Reach for College! – brought together educators and community organizers this past week