April 21, 6:30pm DOCUMENTED, the film. FREE! 


Build a stronger culture of citizenship

That’s the goal of the programs we run. Citizen University works with a national array of partners to help Americans cultivate the values, systems knowledge, and skills of effective citizenship.

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March 2015, Seattle

Learn the skills needed to be an effective member of civic life. Join hundreds of Americans from the left, right and center for a day of learning, inspiration and action with the country’s most creative and inspirational leaders. 2015 dates TBA.


Eric Liu

Founder & CEO

I am the son of immigrants from China. As a second-generation American I am deeply conscious of the opportunities – and obligations – that come with my citizenship. That’s why all the work I do as a writer, educator, and civic entrepreneur is dedicated to making sure this country lives up to the promise of its creed.

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