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American Democracy Project

The American Democracy Project (ADP) is a multi-campus initiative that seeks to create intellectual and experiential  civic engagement opportunities for undergraduates  enrolled at public institutions of higher learning. ADP is a project of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU), The New York Times, and the Carnegie Foundation. The goal of the project is to produce graduates who understand and are committed to engaging in meaningful actions as democratic citizens.

Past Events


William Paterson University's 9TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE ON POLICY AND GLOBAL ISSUES -
"Orphans of Empire: The Global Youth Crisis Unveiled"
April 17, 2014
This ninth annual conference on policy and global issues tackled the troubling economic conditions facing youth throughout the world in four sessions throughout the day. Keynote address by Leontine Specker, United Nations Development Fund.

CONSTITUTION DAY 
September 17th, 2013
A public lecture by acclaimed author and preeminent voting rights scholar. View PDF for more information.
 

"Unions Under Fire: Understanding the National Attack on Public Employees"
March 15, 2012
A public lecture by political economist and University of Oregon associate professor Dr. Gordon Lafer.

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