Why Ordinary People Need to Understand Power

Far too many Americans are illiterate in power — what it is, how it operates and why some people have it. As a result, those few who do understand power wield disproportionate influence over everyone else. “We need to make civics sexy again,” says civics educator Eric Liu. “As sexy as it was during the American Revolution or the Civil Rights Movement.”

Eric Liu, Civics educator


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Eric Liu is a civics educator and founder of Citizen University, which brings together leaders, activists and practitioners to teach the art of effective and creative citizenship. Full bio


2 Comments on “Why Ordinary People Need to Understand Power

    • Linda,

      The conference in October is OCSS’s 59th annual conference. The educators who attend the conference pay a fee to attend, which includes breakfast and lunch.

      CMoore

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