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Connecting Communities through Our Languages, Cultures, and Stories

Forty-two Years of Educational Excellence for English Learners & Biliteracy for All

March 29 - April 1, 2017

Anaheim Marriott and Hilton Hotels
Anaheim, California 

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Thursday, March 30 • 8:30am - 10:00am
Who Is Us: The Future of American Identity

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Our country has never been more diverse or more polarized, and the question of what it means to be American—and how we create a sustainable story of “us”—is front and center in our politics and culture. In this rich and provocative talk Eric Liu examines the birthing of a new America and argues that today’s fights over racial justice and social inclusion are fights to ensure that this country lives up to the full promise of its creed, and why now, more than ever, we need to ask: Who is us? Who gets to define modern America?

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Eric Liu

Eric Liu is an author, educator, and civic entrepreneur. He is the founder and CEO of Citizen University, which promotes and teaches the art of powerful citizenship through a portfolio of national programs (citizenuniversity.us), and the executive director of the Aspen Institut... Read More →

Thursday March 30, 2017 8:30am - 10:00am PDT