Full Citizenship in America

This plenary will bring together intellectual leaders, policymakers, and practitioners working to promote a path to citizenship. The panel of leaders will consider the evolving nature of citizenship in America and internationally. This plenary will consider how citizenship can extend beyond conceptualizations of birth and naturalization. Keynote:

  • Gov. Jerry Brown, Governor, California (invited)


  • Eric Liu, Founder and CEO, Citizenship University


  • Norma Wong, Instructor, Institute for Zen Studies
  • Roger Smith, Actor, Director, Writer
  • Lavinia Limón, President & Chief Executive Officer of the U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI)