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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.

National Blog

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.

[Why We Are #LovinLouisville] Crossing the Finish Line

By Stephanie R. South, TDC National Coordinator Heading to Louisville for #ADPTDC14? Over the next two weeks leading up to our June 5-7 ADP/TDC Joint National Meeting in this City of Compassion, we’ll be highlighting reasons that we’re #LovinLouisville. Reason #10? The closing reception… …Because if there is anything we know how to do besides put on one energy-filled, content-packed…

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[Why We Are #LovinLouisville] Game On!

By Caitlin Reilly, Program Associate, The American Democracy Project Heading to Louisville for #ADPTDC14? Over the next two weeks leading up to our June 5-7 ADP/TDC Joint National Meeting in this City of Compassion, we’ll be highlighting reasons that we’re #LovinLouisville. Reason #9? Gamification! This year we’re taking our mobile app (more on this later) to the next level with…

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[Why We Are #LovinLouisville] eCitizenship and #DigDem

By Jen Domagal-Goldman, ADP National Manager, AASCU Heading to Louisville for #ADPTDC14? Over the next two weeks leading up to our June 5-7 ADP/TDC Joint National Meeting in this City of Compassion, we’ll be highlighting reasons that we’re #LovinLouisville. Reason #8? The eCitizenship Strand! Throughout the conference, you’ll notice an emphasis on eCitizenship and how social media and other technologies…

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[Why We Are #LovinLouisville] Civic Pathways Theme, Sessions, and Strand

By Jen Domagal-Goldman, ADP National Manager, AASCU Heading to Louisville for #ADPTDC14? Over the next two weeks leading up to our June 5-7 ADP/TDC Joint National Meeting in this City of Compassion, we’ll be highlighting reasons that we’re #LovinLouisville. Reason #7? Civic Pathways! The theme for the 2014 ADP/TDC National Meeting is “Forging Civic Pathways for Students between Our Institutions.”…

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[Why We Are #LovinLouisville] Stuff for Students Only

By Caitlin Reilly, Program Associate, The American Democracy Project Heading to Louisville for #ADPTDC14? Over the next two weeks leading up to our June 5-7 ADP/TDC Joint National Meeting in this City of Compassion, we’ll be highlighting reasons that we’re #LovinLouisville. Reason #6? Student-focused programming! We’re super excited by the student participation we get at ADP/TDC national meetings. Thus, we…

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[Why We Are #LovinLouisville] Our Sponsors and Partners

By Jen Domagal-Goldman, ADP National Manager Heading to Louisville for #ADPTDC14? Over the next two weeks leading up to our June 5-7 ADP/TDC Joint National Meeting in this City of Compassion, we’ll be highlighting reasons that we’re #LovinLouisville. Reason #5? Our sponsors and partners! We’re excited to introduce you to the array of stellar sponsors and partner organizations that will…

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[Why We Are #LovinLouisville] Themed Session Strands

By Caitlin Reilly, Program Associate, The American Democracy Project Heading to Louisville for #ADPTDC14? Over the next two weeks leading up to our June 5-7 ADP/TDC Joint National Meeting in this City of Compassion, we’ll be highlighting reasons that we’re #LovinLouisville. Reason #4? Themed Session Strands We’ve made the #ADPTDC14 program even easier to follow, with the incorporation of thematic…

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[Why We Are #LovinLouisville] Pre-Cons Aplenty

By Stephanie R. South, TDC National Coordinator Heading to Louisville for #ADPTDC14? Over the next two weeks leading up to our June 5-7 ADP/TDC Joint National Meeting in this City of Compassion, we’ll be highlighting reasons that we’re #LovinLouisville. Reason #3? Our pre-con sessions! Prior to the opening plenary session on Thursday (we haven’t told you a lot about that…

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[Why We Are #LovinLouisville] Untold Stories of the Connected World: Journalism as an Instrument for Citizenship

By Caitlin Reilly, Program Associate, the American Democracy Project Heading to Louisville for #ADPTDC14? Over the next two weeks leading up to our June 5-7 ADP/TDC Joint National Meeting in this City of Compassion, we’ll be highlighting reasons that we’re #LovinLouisville. Reason #2? Saturday’s plenary session! We’ll be opening Saturday’s activities with a plenary session given by Mark Schulte, the…

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[Why We are #LovinLouisville ] #Online: Democracy Gone Digital Plenary Session

By Jen Domagal-Goldman, ADP National Manager Heading to Louisville for #ADPTDC14? Over the next two weeks leading up to our June 5-7 ADP/TDC Joint National Meeting in this City of Compassion, we’ll be highlighting reasons that we’re #LovinLouisville. Reason #1? Our Friday morning plenary session! Get ready for an exciting morning plenary session featuring a conversation with two dynamic, digitally…

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