2020 • Eric Liu In Conversation

Eric Liu, co-founder and CEO of Citizen University, has engaged in rich conversation with other innovators, leaders, and creative thinkers in 2020. Together, they are shaping and guiding the work of strengthening our democracy and building a culture of powerful, responsible citizenship.

Here is a selection of pieces from the year of Eric Liu in conversation:


David Henry Hwang 
Public Theater, April 15, 2020

President and Mrs. Obama
Chicago Public Schools, May 11, 2020

Danielle Allen, Stephen Heintz, and David Brooks
American Academy of Arts and Sciences, August 6, 2020

Baratunde Thurston
How to Citizen Podcast, August 21, 2020

Sen. Chris Murphy
Town Hall Seattle, September 10, 2020

Alicia Garza
Aspen Forum for Community Solutions, September 23, 2020

Jane Fonda
Fire Drill Friday, Greenpeace, October 2, 2020

Claudia Rankine
Aspen Ideas, October 30, 2020

David Greene
NPR Morning Edition, November 3, 2020

Pete Peterson and Hahrie Han
Chicago Humanities Fest, November 12, 2020

Yo-Yo Ma
Unfinished Live, November 16, 2020

Robert D. Putnam and Shaylyn Romney Garrett
The Upswing Book Talk, December 8, 2020