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Lessons in civic power with host Eric Liu

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Citizen University TVCitizen University TV offers an up-close look at lessons in civic power and engagement. Host Eric Liu delivers short lessons on the values, knowledge and skills of effective citizenship. He shares local examples of civic leadership in action and talks to people who are effecting change in their communities.

Eric Liu is founder of Citizen University and executive director of the Aspen Institute Program on Citizenship and American Identity. He was a speechwriter and deputy domestic-policy adviser for President Bill Clinton. He is the author of A Chinaman's Chance, and co-author of The Gardens of Democracy and The True Patriot. For 11 years, Eric interviewed hundreds of Seattle's leaders for Seattle Voices on Seattle Channel. He is a regular columnist for CNN.com and a correspondent for TheAtlantic.com. 

Citizen University TV: Attack the Plan
Citizen University TV: Attack the Plan
5/17/201729:11

How do you challenge an opponent in civic life who has more money and more power? Host Eric Liu recommends "attack their plan." But that doesn't mean go after your adversary head-on. Find out about "paralyzing, bypassing and undermining" to take on a strategy. You'll also learn about the grassroots Indivisible movement growing here and spreading across the country. Plus, Melissa Taylor of Indivisible Plus Washington joins Eric to discuss some of the tactics it's using to challenge those in power and hold them accountable.

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