Educating the civic society and government of New York's future // I'm creating a less-than-one-year, new program // Get involved if you have expertise and want to co-teach, build syllabi, and more
Huh. Do you know of anyone trying to do this in CA? If not, I can think of a couple of obvious people to whom to pitch the idea.
Currently gunning for Valedictorian. Someone come stop me.
Friendly but critical comment: this should have a lot of repetitions of "and then attempt to influence your local political system or build local political capital," and it seems not to, if I'm understanding you correctly?
"Go stick up for your local gay bar attempting to get a liquor license against bigots trying to block it" will teach you 100x as much as "oh, yeah, I attended these lectures a while back".
(The example is, no fooling, something that happened in DC in the _2020s_)