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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 Action Alert] Sign Up to Be Part of NSLVE; Upcoming Webinar to Learn More

We promoted this last year, but another opportunity for TDC campuses to participate and learn important details about students’ voting behaviors has come up this spring. The Center for Information & Research on Civic Learning & Engagement (CIRCLE) recently received a grant to study college student voting rates.  260 universities and colleges have already signed up, including 32 members of…

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[#ADPTDC14 Meeting Update] First-Round Proposals Reviewed; Registration Open

By Stephanie R. South, TDC National Coordinator ADP National Manager Jennifer Domagal-Goldman and I have spent today finalizing the review of our first round of proposals; acceptance notifications for proposals submitted by the original mid-February deadline went out this afternoon. We will be conducting the second and third round reviews in the next couple of days and will be sending…

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2014 ADP/TDC National Meeting CFP Deadline Approaching

2014 ADP/TDC National Meeting Call for Proposals (CFP) The deadline for presentation proposal submissions is Sunday, February 16, 2014 at 11:59 PM Eastern. All proposals will be reviewed and notification of proposal status will be sent out no later than Monday, March 10, 2014. You’ll find more information here about our CFP. If you are interested in making a presentation…

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[Campus Sphere] Guttman Hosts Community Engagement Institute for Two-Year Colleges

By Omairys Rodriguez, College Assistant, Marketing & Public Relations, Guttman Community College On January 27, Guttman Community College hosted in partnership with New York Campus Compact Community Engagement Institute for Two-Year Colleges, a one-day community engagement institute for two year colleges. Over 60 attendees from community colleges and non-profit organizations learned practical approaches to promoting and measuring the effectiveness of…

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#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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