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All You Had To Do Was Say “No”


This morning I woke up dreaming about Warren Zeigler, who developed my passionate commitment to being a good citizen.  He was an adult-learning professor at Syracuse University and, with colleague Grace Healy, presented a three-day workshop on inventing the future … Continue reading

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The Wisdom and Power of the People


“They” were Doctors Grace Healy and Warren Zeigler, professors in the Continuing Education Department of the School of Education at Syracuse University. “Us” was a hundred people who had selected ourselves to participate in something called a “civic literacy project” … Continue reading

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Inventing “Citizen Power”


            “The Civic Literacy Project was begun in September 1976 to assist citizens in addressing their concerns regarding the future of metropolitan Syracuse.  This pilot project was funded for twenty-four months by the . . . Department of Health, Education and Welfare, and … Continue reading

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