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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.

#ADPTDC14 Update: Teacher Education Effort

 Democracy has to be born anew in every generation, and education is its midwife. -John Dewey The Democracy Commitment and the American Democracy Project are pleased to announce a new teacher education effort and strand at their national meeting established to forge and strengthen democratic education and civic engagement in teacher preparation at two- and four-year member institutions. Educators are…

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Registration Now Open for 2014 TDC/ADP National Meeting

Registration Open for 2014 TDC/ADP National Meeting June 5-7, 2014 | Marriott Louisville Downtown | Louisville, Kentucky “Forging Civic Pathways for Students Between Our Institutions” Please join us in Louisville, Kentucky for The Democracy Commitment’s (TDC) 4th annual national meeting and the American Democracy Project’s (ADP) 12th annual national meeting at the Marriott Louisville Downtown. Registration is now open; click…

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[TDC Action Alert] Inequality for All

By Stephanie R. South Interim National Coordinator The Democracy Commitment has been working with the American Democracy Project and former U.S. Secretary of Labor Robert Reich and his staff to organize a simultaneous screening of his Inequality for All film at college campuses across the country. The event will take place on Thursday, February 20, 2014, when institutions all over…

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FUNDING OPPORTUNITY for Undergraduate STEM Education in the Computer/Information Sciences

Through a generous $4.9 million grant from the Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust, AAC&U has launched its newest STEM initiative, TIDES: Teaching to Increase Diversity and Equity in STEM. This initiative invites proposals from institutions of higher education (particularly predominantly undergraduate institutions, minority-serving institutions, and community colleges) to implement curriculum and faculty professional development activities, and develop…

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