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Tisch College of Civic Life

Together, we educate young people and help them develop the knowledge, skills, and values needed to address our most pressing social problems. We study and promote the civic and political engagement of our students, in our communities, and in our democracy. Together, we are building a brighter world. 

HOW TO HELP NOW

 Get ready for the big day in any (or all) of the following ways:

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Together we can help build something that will last far beyond today. 

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Thank you Tisch College community!
2 days ago

Thank you!  

 In these times when we can still feel so far apart, you helped bring our global community together on #TuftsGivingTuesday. We celebrated and supported our students and faculty, who are leading the way as scientists and scholars, citizens and changemakers, activists and innovators. We demonstrated that together we really can build a brighter world. 

Thanks again; all the best for the holidays and into the new year.  

--Your #TuftsGivingTuesday Team 

See what people are sharing about Building a Brighter World!
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Final 50 for Tisch College
This is the final challenge of the day to show our support for Tisch College and its role in the civic and political engagement of young people. Let's get these last 50 gifts and secure our final challenge gift!
50 / 50 Gifts
Completed
$25,000
Civic Engagement Challenge
The only university-wide college of its kind, Tisch College studies and promotes the civic and political engagement of young people at Tufts, in our communities, and in our democracy. Never has this work felt more important and because of that, Placido Arango, Jr. (A81) is sponsoring this first challenge in support of Tisch College. Make your gift, secure his challenge gift!
100 / 100 Gifts
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$25,000
Civic Engagement Challenge 2
We are proud that more than 100 people have already shown their commitment to civic and political research, education, and the engagement of young people at Tufts and in our communities. Andrew Chaban (A85, A23P) is convinced we can get to at least 200 gifts in support of Tisch College. Let's show him how right he is! Make your gift and secure his challenge!
100 / 100 Gifts
Completed
$5,000
Tufts University Prison Initiative (TUPIT) Challenge
TUPIT brings Tufts faculty and students together with incarcerated and formerly incarcerated people to offer college courses, tutoring and training--transforming lives and communities affected by mass incarceration. Jayne & Larry Lein (A21P) recognizes the important role TUPIT plays in the lives of all participants--providing equitable access to higher education and engaging the next generation of civic leaders. Support TUPIT and help secure this challenge gift.
75 / 75 Gifts
Completed
$1,000
Tufts University Prison Initiative Bonus Challenge
Our Bonus Challenge is being offered by Tisch College Advisor Betsy Busch (M75). TUPIT brings Tufts faculty and students together with incarcerated and formerly incarcerated people to offer college courses, tutoring and training--transforming lives and communities affected by mass incarceration. Make your gift now and help secure our second challenge!
25 / 25 Gifts
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$10,000
Building a Brighter World Challenge 1
We can't make this the brightest #TuftsGivingTuesday ever--without you! Hannah Targoff Saujet (J98) & Thomas Saujet (A96) are starting us off with our first challenge of the day. Join them and help secure $10K!
1,000 / 1,000 Gifts
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$10,000
Building a Brighter World Challenge 2
One down, eleven more to go: Kenneth Rosh (A85, A19P, A21P) & Merideth Schlesinger Rosh (A19P, A21P) want us to keep the early momentum going. Your gift gets us closer to securing another $10,000 challenge gift!
1,000 / 1,000 Gifts
Completed
$10,000
Building a Brighter World Challenge 3
Meryl & Michael Chae (J91 & A89) value so many aspects of their Tufts education. Today you can give to what you value at Tufts. Together we can support today's students and help build a brighter world.
1,000 / 1,000 Gifts
Completed
$5,000
Building a Brighter World Challenge 4
3,000 gifts have been made to support students and programs across our campuses! George Mussalli (A95) is challenging us to get to 3,500. Your choice. Your gift. Your impact. We got this!
500 / 500 Gifts
Completed
$10,000
Building a Brighter World Challenge 5
Greg and Danae Webster (A22P, A25P) know that everyone can shine a light on #TuftsGivingTuesday. Join them and make a gift; help secure their Building a Brighter World challenge.
1,000 / 1,000 Gifts
Completed
$5,000
Building a Brighter World Challenge 6
500 more gifts will propel us to challenge seven. Won't you join our challenge donors, and Jumbo couple, Stephanie and Matt Leeds (A05) and help us build a brighter world today?
500 / 500 Gifts
Completed
$10,000
Building a Brighter World Challenge 7
Six challenges down, six to go. Catherine & Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff (A22P) are challenging us to keep the momentum going--you can make a difference in the lives of today's students. Join Catherine & Andrew and give right now!
1,000 / 1,000 Gifts
Completed
$10,000
Building a Brighter World Challenge 8
Ken Chow (A91) knows that each and every one of us can make a difference in the lives of today's students, in the research and learning that can occur on our campuses. That is why he is sponsoring this challenge. Your gift will help us secure his gift.
1,000 / 1,000 Gifts
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$10,000
Building a Brighter World Challenge 9
We have completed 8 challenges already--thousands of dollars have been given in support of financial aid, student activities and athletics, diversity, equity and inclusion efforts, faculty research...the list goes on and on. You can help grow that list and secure class of 1985 alum Jack Chitayat's challenge by giving right now!
1,000 / 1,000 Gifts
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$5,000
Building a Brighter World Challenge 10
We've reached double digits: this is our tenth university-wide challenge of the day! When we complete this challenge we will have secured 8,500 gifts--matching last year's numbers. Eric White (A91) is here to encourage us to join him in building a brighter world.
500 / 500 Gifts
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$25,000
International Community Challenge
This really is a global tradition and the ongoing support from our international community proves it. This year, Rulan & Haresh Melwani (A23P, A25P) are challenging members of the Tufts community living outside the U.S. to join them by making a gift and helping build a brighter world.
600 / 600 Gifts
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