Democracy Institute

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To advance democracy through education and service.


To engage students in learning of and participation in civic engagement at local, state, national and international levels through activities that promote diversity, equity and inclusion.

Democracy Institute Badge


The courses required for the badge provide a basic foundation for understanding the U.S. political and economic systems, and an introduction to social justice issues.

Speaker Series

The Speaker/Lecture Series offer students an opportunity to hear global, national and local leaders and subject experts speak on economic, social and political issues impacting the world in which they live.

Service Learning

Through service learning, students learn valuable skills that can be used in their academic pursuits, as well as in life.

Last Updated 10/16/23