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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.

Call for Proposals: 6th International Conference on Conflict Resolution Education (CRE)

Call for Proposals – Due November 9th, 2012 (Download this information as PDF here.)  6th International Conference on Conflict Resolution Education (CRE) Bridging Cultures: Education for Global Citizenship and Civic Engagement Conference Details Available at: http://creducation.org/cre/goto/6th June 12 – 17, 2013 Cleveland, Ohio, USA  Call for proposals in pdf format available at this link: http://www.creducation.org/resources/Call_for_proposals_6th_Intl_Conf_CRE.pdf Call for proposals available as…

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Co-founder of The Democracy Commitment, Bernie Ronan, writes about TDC, and “Community Colleges and the Work Of Democracy.”

Community Colleges and the Work Of Democracy Article by Bernie Ronan (For original article source, please visit: http://kettering.org/periodicals/community-colleges-democracy/) ***** A Time of Crisis: This phrase served as the title of a crucial section in the historic 1947 Truman Commission Report, Higher Education for Democracy, which framed how higher education should respond to the education crisis facing post-World War II America.…

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Faculty Development Seminar for West and Midwest Regions!

You are invited to attend a Faculty Development Seminar for professors and staff! (Funding for participation may be available. Please see end of invitation.) Join Street Law, Inc. and its recently designed and piloted* civic engagement/democratic practice program that prepares and encourages community college students to become more active, informed participants in our dynamic democratic society. The program is a credit-bearing,…

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Timothy Eatman and Scott Peters named Imagining America co-directors

August 13, 2012 Jamie Haft (315) 443-8765  Syracuse University and Imagining America: Artists and Scholars in Public Life (IA) announce the appointments of Timothy K. Eatman and Scott J. Peters as IA co-directors, effective Aug. 1. “With Eatman and Peters as directors, IA will continue to advance the movement for engaged scholarship in higher education,” says Bruce Burgett, chair of…

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Pennsylvania & Voter ID Changes: A message from the Fair Elections Legal Network

This November will be an exciting time on Pennsylvania college campuses. Students will vote–many for the first time–in a pivotal election. Unfortunately, Pennsylvania’s new voter ID law will make it more difficult for many of your students to exercise their democratic rights. We are writing to ask you to protect your students’ right to vote by making sure that a…

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TDC Partner Campus Vote Project Announces Video Contest on Student Voting

Today, the Campus Vote Project (CVP), a campaign of the Fair Elections Legal Network, is launching a contest to encourage students and student organizations to send in videos to Campus Vote Project that highlight barriers to voting that students face on their campus, strategies for overcoming them, or why students care about the upcoming election. The winning video will receive…

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Registration Open for TDC/ADP National Meeting: June 6-8, 2013 | Denver, CO

By Amee Bearne, National Coordinator, The Democracy Commitment Registration is now open for The Democracy Commitment’s 3rd and the American Democracy Project’s 11th Annual National Meeting June 6-8, 2013, in Denver, Colorado. You’ll find important information below about dates and registration fees, how to reserve a room at the Marriott City Center, and how to submit a proposal. Each year,…

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