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ALL IN Webinar on Fundamentals of Student Organizing

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Thursday, November 9 |  2:00 PM EST  |  60 minutes

Students can be powerful agents of change on their campuses and in their communities. Through organizing, the process of coordinating efforts, they can effectively promote and advocate for the interests of a group of people. Providing students tools, skills, and learning opportunities to become better advocates for change can help create the foundation for them to become lifelong active participants in our democracy, and the next generation of leaders dedicated to solving the country’s most pressing challenges.

Participate in this webinar to hear from experts on how to train students to be successful organizers. Staff from the Andrew Goodman Foundation’s Vote Everywhere program will share how they train student Ambassadors on the fundamentals of impact-oriented campus organizing and voter engagement through the Vote Everywhere program and their yearly National Civic Leadership Training Summit. They will discuss how to best engage students, what topics to cover, and how to structure leadership development activities.


  • Nicole Costa, Vote Everywhere Program Manager, The Andrew Goodman Foundation
  • Kevon Haughton, Vote Everywhere Program Manager, The Andrew Goodman Foundation

Register here.

TDC Civic Learning Institute on Reacting to the Past & The Community College

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Veteran’s Day Weekend
November 10, 2017   | 9:00 am – 5:00pm
November 11, 2017   | 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
November 11, 2017 | 12:30 pm -2:00 pm- Historical Guided Tour of National Mall

AASCU Offices, Washington, DC
1307 New York Avenue, NW (Within blocks of the White House)

Our friends and partners at The Democracy Commitment (TDC) invite you to participate in their Inaugural Immersive Civic Learning Institute. TDC is a non-partisan national organization dedicated to advancing democracy and citizenship in our community colleges.  Reacting to the Past (RTTP) consists of elaborate games, set in the past, in which students are assigned roles informed by classic texts in the history of ideas. This immersive pedagogy enhances history and political science courses and features civic skill building which is embedded in the games. Pioneered by historian Dr. Mark C. Carnes, RTTP has been implemented at over 350 colleges and universities in the U.S. and abroad.

College ​faculty and administrators ​are ​invited ​to ​register ​for ​this Immersive Civic Learning Institute ​presented by TDC’s ​new Civic ​Leadership ​Academy ​in coordination with the Reacting ​Consortium (RC).

Conference ​participants ​will ​learn how to engaged students in civic learning & skill building using ​the ​RTTP ​pedagogy in this intensive ​two-day ​workshop ​of ​either ​”Bacon’s ​Rebellion, ​1676-1677: ​Birth ​of ​American ​Institutional ​Racism,” ​or ​”Chicago, ​1968: ​The ​Democratic ​National ​Convention.” ​ Register today and share with your colleagues.

TDC and Reacting Consortium Members: $165 | All Others $195

To register and for more information go here.

Free Civic Engagement Webinar on Wed. 10/11 at 2 p.m. EST

38058_CHEwebinar_Ad1500x140Our partners and colleagues at ETS, IUPUI, and James Madison University are hosting a free webinar in conjunction with The Chronicle of Higher Education this Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at 2 p.m. EST:

Register today>>

A House of Civic Engagement, A Foundation for Civic Learning
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at 2 p.m. EST
Producing informed and civically engaged citizens is a fundamental objective for many colleges and universities, but the way civic engagement is put into practice varies greatly from one institution to another. While most strive to increase the civic-mindedness of their students, there isn’t necessarily a clear picture of exactly what civic learning looks like or how outcomes can be assessed.

You’ll learn about:

  • Possible learning outcomes in civic engagement, and the importance of student learning among them
  • Articulating student learning outcomes amid an institutional drive for civic engagement
  • Transitioning research into practice in the assessment of student learning

Register today>>


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