Thursday, February 19, 2015

Upcoming Citizen University National Conference

The Carlson Center as well as CHID, LSJ, and Drama are sponsoring students to attend the National Conference this year. We’d love to have Political Science students join us as well. We have some fantastic activists, organizers, and artists joining us this year including:

Alison Holcomb is the national director of the ACLU Campaign to End Mass Incarceration and criminal justice director of ACLU Washington

Bukky Gbadegesin is an organizer with the Organization for Black Struggle, Ferguson, MO

Matt Kibbe, President of FreedomWorks, author Don’t Hurt People, and Don’t Take Their Stuff @mkibbe @FreedomWorks

Nick Hanauer, Seattle-based serial entrepreneur, venture capitalist, author and activist

Shannon Watts, founder of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America