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Action Civics

Civic Learning

Community Engagement

Electoral Engagement

Action Civics

Promoting Democracy in Action on Our Campuses and in Our Communities
TDC’s Action Civic programs advance the idea that a student-centered, project-based approach to civic education which develops skills, knowledge, and dispositions necessary for our 21st century democratic practice is vital to the future of our democracy.

Projects and Initiatives

Citizenship Under Siege

In development.

Deliberative Democracy Initiative

For this initiative, The Democracy Commitment has partnered with the Kettering Foundation and the Center for the Study of Community Colleges (CSCC) in a multi-year initiative and research study to broaden and deepen the use of deliberative civic engagement practices among community colleges.

States of Incarceration

In development.