Honors 2013

Citizen Solution and Core Civic Skills

Harry Boyte, in The Citizen Solution, identifies 10 key civic skills for doing public work. In our course this semester, we will discuss and practice 5 of those skills: doing one-on-one interviews mapping power and interests holding values house conversations doing public evaluation taking action If you were to add one of the skills remaining on Boyte’s list to our list, which one would it be? Why? How would it be helpful to the public life you would like to have?

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