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Transform Mid-Atlantic Announces the Launch of the 2022 Maryland, DC, and Delaware Campus Voting Challenges and Commits to Increasing Student Democratic Engagement

Colleges and universities can now earn recognition for the highest voter registration and turnout rates statewide in the Maryland, Washington, DC, and Delaware State Voting Challenges, an ongoing nonpartisan initiative coordinated by Transform Mid-Atlantic and Civic Nation.  All 2-year and 4-year higher education institutions throughout the states of Maryland and Delaware and the District of …

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Transform Mid-Atlantic Announces 2022 Award Winners

Frederick, MD – Transform Mid-Atlantic, a non-profit association of over 37 institutions of higher education in Maryland, Washington, DC, and Delaware, is pleased to announce the winners of its 2022 Awards Program. Recognizing distinguished faculty, administrators, students, and campus-community partnerships, the awards highlight achievements in service-learning, civic leadership, and community engagement that enhance student learning …

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TMA and The Facing Project Announce Fall 2022 Projects in Maryland

Frederick, MD – Transform Mid-Atlantic is pleased to announce that two institutions have been selected to participate as The Facing Project / TMA co-sponsored projects starting in the Fall 2022. Accepted project proposals were submitted by Morgan State University and the University of Maryland Eastern Shore and will focus on Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion …

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TMA Welcomes New Team Members

We are thrilled to welcome four new members to the team at TMA! Linda Thiele,Transform Mid-Atlantic’s Communications and Strategic Partnership Coordinator AmeriCorps VISTA member, is a graduate of The University of Alabama (Roll Tide!). There, she had the privilege of serving as an AmeriCorps VISTA member working with a local AIDS Outreach Program designed to …

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TMA Partners with Urban Rural Action for Leadership and Engagement Training

Nearly forty Transform Mid-Atlantic AmeriCorps VISTA members, Mid-Atlantic Civic Fellows, and other students and community members throughout the Mid-Atlantic region recently participated in a three-part Leadership and Community Engagement Training series facilitated by Urban Rural Action in partnership with Transform Mid-Atlantic. The series was made possible through a grant received by UR Action from the …

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TMA Participates in the 2022 Maryland Civic Education and Engagement Leadership Summit

May 25, 2022 Transform Mid-Atlantic AmeriCorps VISTA members Hadiyyah Abdul-Jalaal and Aasha Henderson, along with TMA Associate Director Anthony Wagner recently participated in the second annual Maryland Civic Education and Engagement Leadership Summit, hosted on Saturday, April 30 by the Maryland Civic Education Coalition. The 2022 summit’s theme was: “Empowering Maryland Youth Through Service and …

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TMA Helps Lead National Effort to Secure $250M in Federal Service-Learning Funds

May 16, 2022 Transform Mid-Atlantic, a member of the national Coalition for Service-Learning, and its partner colleges and universities throughout the region are playing a leading role in advocating for an annual appropriation of $250 million for a Service-Learning Fund in the FY23 federal budget. This appropriation would effectively re-fund the federal Learn and Serve …

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TMA Member Institutions Honored as 2020 DC/Maryland Voting Challenge Winners

November 18, 2021 Transform Mid-Atlantic (TMA) is proud to celebrate its member institutions that were recently recognized at the third biennial ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge awards ceremony – held on Tuesday, November 9th – for their outstanding civic action plans and student voter registration efforts during the 2020 presidential election. The 2020 presidential election …

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