Neighborhood | Community,
On Campus | Alumni
Location: Seattle Center, Fisher Pavillion
WHAT: Over 500 Americans from left, right and center will gather in Seattle, WA, on March 23, 2013 to participate in Citizen University, a day of learning, inspiration and action with the country?s most creative leaders, change makers, organizers and culture shapers. Citizen University is the nation?s most vital conference on the art of great citizenship. The full-day program includes education roundtables and ?deep dive? conversations with some of the world?s most recognized civic leaders, including Kushner. The event concludes with a Citizens Salon and reception.A full list of event speakers, ranging from political activists and filmmakers to political scientists and professors, can be found here: http://guidinglightsnetwork.com/wk_luminaries.php
WHEN: Saturday, March 23, 2013, 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Agenda available here: http://guidinglightsnetwork.com/registration
WHERE: Seattle Center, Fischer Pavilion, 305 Harrison Street, Seattle, WA 98109. Paid street and lot parking available in the surrounding area.
WHY: For the past eight years, Citizen University (formerly Guiding Lights Weekend) served as the nation?s most vital conference on the art of great citizenship. Founded by former Clinton speechwriter and White House advisor Eric Liu, Citizen University is a program of The Guiding Lights Network, a Seattle-based organization working to promote creative, engaged citizenship. 2013 speakers include Academy Award nominee Tony Kushner, educator Howard Gardner and Annie Leonard, co-director of The Story of Stuff Project. Sponsors include: Boeing, Seattle Center, Starbucks, Swedish, Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local775. Registration is open to the public for $100 to $200. For more information, please visit: http://citizenuniversity.us.