If you are looking for a weekend listen, then consider checking out the new podcast series, Preamble, created by the Institute for Citizens & Scholars. C&S president Raj Vinnakota sits down with diverse thought leaders to explore new ideas on shaping a more perfect Union. The first three episodes are out now. Learn more below and listen here.
Preamble: New Ideas Shaping a More Perfect Union
In this urgent moment for the nation, we can strengthen democracy—together. In Preamble, Citizens & Scholars president Raj Vinnakota sits down for 15-minute conversations with diverse thought leaders—across traditional divides—on the new ideas shaping a more perfect Union.
No. 1: Condoleezza Rice
Raj talks with Condoleezza Rice, former Secretary of State and current director of the Hoover Institute at Stanford University, about the role of higher education in preparing effective citizens and how civic education and civic learning must expand to include a fuller range of perspectives.
No. 2: Jason Grumet
Raj sits down with Jason Grumet, co-founder and immediate past president of the Bipartisan Policy Center and CEO of the American Clean Power Association, to talk about the power of compromise and what is and isn’t working in the U.S. Government.
No. 3: Roslyn Clark Artis & Jonathan Holloway
Raj hosts a conversation with Roslyn Clark Artis, president of Benedict College in South Carolina, and Jonathan Holloway, president of Rutgers University in New Jersey. They discuss the role of higher education in strengthening democracy and efforts on their individual campuses to develop young people into effective citizens.
Listen here: https://www.citizensandscholars.org/news-ideas/preamble/