What does it mean to be an engaged American in today’s divided political landscape, and how do we restore hope in our country? Join BBPDX members and other civic-minded individuals for an intimate conversation with Eric Liu prior to his book reading at Powell's Books.
Eric Liu is the founder and CEO of Citizen University and executive director of the Aspen Institute Citizenship and American Identity Program. He is the author of several books, including “You’re More Powerful Than You Think: A Citizen’s Guide to Making Change Happen,” “A Chinaman’s Chance,” “The Gardens of Democracy,” and “The Accidental Asian.” Eric served as a White House speechwriter and policy adviser for President Bill Clinton. He is a regular columnist for CNN.com and a correspondent for TheAtlantic.com.