Our Programs

Created and Designed Specifically for Community Colleges
The Democracy Commitment was created to address the unique challenges and opportunities that community colleges face in preparing future Americans to be informed, active, and mobilized citizens in their communities, states, and the nation. We offer a series of programs that advance civic learning and engagement while supporting our members valuable connections with national organizations along with a network of American community college campuses that are intentionally committed to democracy for the benefit of their students and communities. TDC's programs are created and designed specifically for community colleges.
“A More Perfect Community”

TDC’s civic and community engagement programs were created to advance our commitment to inspire community colleges students to make a difference in the civic life of our communities.

Awards and Recognition

TDC annually recognizes exceptional work of students and faculty who have advanced the work of democracy on their campuses and in their communities.

Civic Institutes, Summits, and Workshops

Through institutes, regional summits, workshops, and national meetings, the Civic Leadership Academy provides our members with professional opportunities to develop skills in civic learning and democratic engagement and to learn from others across the country exchanging ideas on best practices to advance this work.  

Civic Leadership Academy

TDC’s civic and democratic learning programs assist in the development of the combination of knowledge, skills, values and motivation to make a difference.

join TDC

TDC nationally supports the fact that community colleges are committed to and responsible for their communities, and assist in providing opportunities to achieve their missions rooted in democracy.