Citizen University 2014

Apply for an exciting opportunity to attend the 2014 Citizen University taking place in Seattle on Friday, March 21, 2014
Citizen University’s annual national conference is a creative and vibrant gathering on the art of powerful citizenship.  Hundreds of activists, innovators and educators from across the United States meet for a day of skill-building and inspiration.  As Citizen University states, “Learn the elements of civic power. Practice social and political action.  Connect with people from left and right so we can solve problems together.  America today is in the midst of a revival of citizen spirit.  Be part of it.”  For more information about Citizen University and to see their agenda and list of 2014 speakers and presenters, please visit their website at:  http://www.citizenuniversity.us/conference/

Citizen University 2014 is taking place on Friday, March 21 from 12:00 pm  – 9:30 pm at Seattle Center. The University of Washington* is sponsoring and covering the cost for 25 UW students to attend this exciting conference.  These 25 students will play an active and involved role at the conference as participants and potentially as facilitators of table conversations during sessions.

What is required of the 25 UW students selected to attend Citizen University 2014?

·         Attend a pre-conference orientation on Wednesday, 3/5 from 4:00-5:00 pm in Mary Gates Hall 258.

·         Attend and participate in the entire conference on Friday, 3/21 from 12:00 pm – 9:30 pm.

·         Share learning and insight at the annual UW Spring Celebration of Service and Leadership onTuesday, 5/20 from 3:00-5:00 pm in the Husky Union Building.

If you are interested in applying for one of these 25 spots, please answer the questions in this online application: https://catalyst.uw.edu/webq/survey/uwhli/225405

Application deadline is Monday, 2/24 at 11:59 pm.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Rachel Vaughn at rvaughn@uw.edu or Fran Lo at franlo@uw.edu.

*Student sponsorships have been made possible by UW’s Undergraduate Academic Affairs and the Foster School of Business.  Other contributing departments include the Carlson Leadership & Public Service Center and the Husky Leadership Initiative.

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