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TDC Post-Election Series: “Election Reflections”

Verdis Robinson, TDC National Director   
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Nov 22

This blog was originally posted by NASPA Lead Initiative on November 10, 2016. Reposted by author permission. Author:  Nancy Thomas, Director, Institute for Democracy & Higher Education, Tufts University’s Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life. As

Call for Proposals Now Open: CLDE17 Meeting

Verdis Robinson, TDC National Director   
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Nov 10

Submit your proposal by January 30, 2017. The American Democracy Project (ADP), The Democracy Commitment (TDC), and NASPA Lead Initiative are committed to advancing the civic engagement movement in higher education. During this year’s Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement (#CLDE17) Meeting in Baltimore, Md. from June 7-10, 2017, our goal is to bring together our collective networks of faculty,…

Engage Tomorrow’s Election with TDC and ADP

Verdis Robinson, TDC National Director   
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Nov 07

As we are less than 24 hours away  from election day, we have some opportunities to engage the election nationally for you to pass on to your campuses for students, faculty, staff, and community. Millennial Monday:

The 2016 White House Healthy Campus Challenge

Verdis Robinson, TDC National Director   
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Nov 01

On September 27, 2016, the White House  launched the Healthy Campus Challenge. This Challenge aims to engage college and university campuses, and in particular community college campuses, across the country in health insurance enrollment efforts.

Ethos Matters: Inspiring Students as Democracy’s Co-Creators

Verdis Robinson, TDC National Director   
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Oct 21

Originally posted by the American Democracy Project on September 29, 2016, https://adpaascu.wordpress.com/ By David Hoffman, Assistant Director of Student Life for Civic Agency, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) Civic Ethos: The infusion of democratic values

TDC Electoral Engagement Resource Pages Now Updated

Verdis Robinson, TDC National Director   
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Oct 17

The Democracy Commitment (TDC) has desired to become a national clearinghouse of resources, publications, program designs, curricula, and project development strategies for community colleges.  In an effort to make resources more accessible and comprehensive, and especially in