var ajaxRevslider; jQuery(document).ready(function() { // CUSTOM AJAX CONTENT LOADING FUNCTION ajaxRevslider = function(obj) { // obj.type : Post Type // obj.id : ID of Content to Load // obj.aspectratio : The Aspect Ratio of the Container / Media // obj.selector : The Container Selector where the Content of Ajax will be injected. It is done via the Essential Grid on Return of Content var content = ""; data = {}; data.action = 'revslider_ajax_call_front'; data.client_action = 'get_slider_html'; data.token = 'f37497e9ed'; data.type = obj.type; data.id = obj.id; data.aspectratio = obj.aspectratio; // SYNC AJAX REQUEST jQuery.ajax({ type:"post", url:"http://thedemocracycommitment.org/wp-admin/admin-ajax.php", dataType: 'json', data:data, async:false, success: function(ret, textStatus, XMLHttpRequest) { if(ret.success == true) content = ret.data; }, error: function(e) { console.log(e); } }); // FIRST RETURN THE CONTENT WHEN IT IS LOADED !! return content; }; // CUSTOM AJAX FUNCTION TO REMOVE THE SLIDER var ajaxRemoveRevslider = function(obj) { return jQuery(obj.selector+" .rev_slider").revkill(); }; // EXTEND THE AJAX CONTENT LOADING TYPES WITH TYPE AND FUNCTION var extendessential = setInterval(function() { if (jQuery.fn.tpessential != undefined) { clearInterval(extendessential); if(typeof(jQuery.fn.tpessential.defaults) !== 'undefined') { jQuery.fn.tpessential.defaults.ajaxTypes.push({type:"revslider",func:ajaxRevslider,killfunc:ajaxRemoveRevslider,openAnimationSpeed:0.3}); // type: Name of the Post to load via Ajax into the Essential Grid Ajax Container // func: the Function Name which is Called once the Item with the Post Type has been clicked // killfunc: function to kill in case the Ajax Window going to be removed (before Remove function ! // openAnimationSpeed: how quick the Ajax Content window should be animated (default is 0.3) } } },30); });

Programs

In collaboration with the Center for the Study of Community Colleges, member institutions will administer a survey to assess community college students’ civic agency, behavior, and knowledge after at least one year of attendance at a TDC member institution. Results can guide institutional civic efforts.

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.

TDC’s political and democratic engagement programs are designed to advance democracy through political institutions, organizations and activities. 

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

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.