Eric Liu, who writes frequently for CNN Opinion, is the founder of Citizen University and a former White House speechwriter.
Eric Liu is the founder of Citizen University and the executive director of the Aspen Institute Citizenship and American Identity Program. He is the author of several books, including "A Chinaman's Chance" and "The Gardens of Democracy." He was a White House speechwriter and policy adviser for President Bill Clinton. Follow him on Twitter: @ericpliu.