Ed Team

Mr. President, I Hope for...

Filed By Ed Team | January 25, 2009 7:30 AM | comments

Filed in: Quote of the Day
Tags: Lalita Amos, President Obama

...the beginning of a more participatory kind of citizenship--activist civics--as we all talk about our government, write to our representatives (including you), contribute our time to service projects and other works. I hope that the age of "I'm gonna sit back and let you do-me" politics is over...and that we continue to have those hard conversations about political topics that were before now considered bad form. This stuff is important. You keep telling us what you're doing and thinking and we'll keep telling what's working and helping you keep your eye on closing the gap.

-- Lalita Amos in a blog post titled Mr. President, I hope for...

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