Citizen University Blog

Laurette Hanna is a sophomore at University of Washington and previous Citizen University intern. This summer she entered a program that sent her and 14 other students to Germany to study how the German government and German citizens navigated different identities and communities within their cities, including the refugee community
America is witnessing a resurgence of civic power. Millions of people are standing up to make their concerns heard: they are challenging the accumulation of power into the hands of the few and demanding a greater say in the political process. Groups of folks, from across all racial, gender, class,
Jacob Miller is a Citizen University Fellow and Harry S. Truman Scholar.  The Citizen University 2017 Conference was set against the backdrop of two words: reckoning and repair. What does reckoning look like? Are we too quick to rush to repair? I believe reckoning is sitting with and acknowledging our bad