A NEW LEADERSHIP LEGACY: Igniting a National Movement for Student Leadership & Engagement at Community Colleges

Posted in TDC Partners & Friends on Jan 29, 2013

The Rappaport Family Foundation is a major donor and partner of The Democracy Commitment. Not only are we incredibly grateful for their support both financially and operationally, we are also very proud to announce their most recent publication, A New Leadership Legacy. The following is a summary about their publication, highlighting many nonprofits they fund-including […]


Carnegie Foundation Community Engagement Elective Classification webinar

Posted in TDC Events, TDC Opportunities for Members on Jan 22, 2013

Carnegie Foundation Community Engagement Elective Classification webinar  Wednesday, February 20 @ 11am PST / 12pm MST / 1pm CST / 2pm EST  The Carnegie Foundation announced the availability of the 2015 Community Engagement Classification application last week. In an effort to help all of our colleges have the best chance of putting together a successful […]


Carnegie Invites Institutions to Apply for 2015 Community Engagement Classification

The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching invites colleges and universities with an institutional focus on community engagement to apply for the elective classification, first developed and offered in 2006 as part of an extensive restructuring of the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. The elective Community Engagement Classification provides a way for institutions to […]


Fifth Annual Summer Institute of Civic Studies (free!), held at Tufts University

The fifth annual Summer Institute of Civic Studies will be an intensive, two-week, interdisciplinary seminar bringing together advanced graduate students, faculty, and practitioners from diverse fields of study. Organized by Peter Levine, Tisch College, and Karol Sołtan, University of Maryland, the Summer Institute features guest seminars by distinguished colleagues from various institutions and engages participants […]


CIRCLE and the National Study on Learning, Voting, and Engagement

With the election is over, we’re looking ahead. The Democracy Commitment with the American Democracy are already discussing how we’re going to support student political knowledge and engagement. We’re  excited to share with campuses a new project that offers colleges and universities the chance to measure student registration and voting rates and to study the […]

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