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Wednesday, 17 October 2012 13:41

Author to speak about citizen empowerment

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Paul Loeb, a writer who has spent more than 30 years researching citizen responsibility and empowerment, will deliver a lecture at 6 p.m. Oct. 24 in the theater of A.K. Hinds University Center at Western Carolina University.

Loeb is the author of Soul of a Citizen, The Impossible Will Take a Little While and co-author of the essay “My Vote Doesn’t Matter.” In 2008, he created and coordinated the Campus Election Engagement Project, a nonpartisan effort to encourage college and university students to vote and participate in the election. Loeb is running the project again for 2012.

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