September 29, 2020

UW-Superior Link Center announces Eric Liu, second in four-part free virtual speaker series

The University of Wisconsin-Superior’s Link Center will present CEO of Citizen University and Civic Evangelist Eric Liu, for a free virtual presentation open to the community from noon to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 13.

Liu, who is one of the country’s most sought-after speakers on citizen power, civic health, the future of democracy and American identity, will speak on the topic, “Civic health: The future of our communities depends on it.”

“Liu’s talk on the power of citizenship will go beyond the importance of voting,” said Jenice Meyer, UWS community engagement & strategic partnerships senior officer. “Attendees will walk away with practical and inspiring examples of the difference they can make as citizens.”

Liu served as a White House speechwriter for President Bill Clinton and later as the President’s deputy domestic policy adviser. He has written eight books, directs the Aspen Institute’s Citizenship & American Identity Program and is a correspondent at His 2019 TED Talk, based on his work at Citizen University topped one million views in less than a month.

Free registration for this online community presentation is available at:

This is the second in a four-part series of speakers made possible by a generous grant from the Tommy G. Thompson Center on Public Leadership and supported by the Wisconsin Institute for Public Policy and Service.

UW-Superior Faculty/Staff

Formerly known as the Center for Community-Engaged Learning, UW-Superior’s Link Center serves as a link between the university and the regional community, engaging in mutually beneficial partnerships through which innovative solutions can be discovered to enhance the vitality of the region.



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