Wednesday, February 4, 2009

EVENT: Sat. Feb 7---ACLU Meets

ACLU CONFERENCE: The ACLU of Massachusetts hosts its annual statewide conference, featuring keynote speaker Glenn Greenwald, a columnist who has written extensively about civil liberties. The conference will focus on what an Obama administration means for civil liberties, and a panel of speakers will include Rep. Byron Rushing, ACLU legislative policy counsel Wes Macleod-Ball, UMass-Amherst political science professor William Strickland and ACLU Massachusetts Education Director Nancy Murray. Workshops at the conference will cover the First Amendment and spying, privacy protections, torture and the law, racial justice, immigrant rights, and gay rights in the wake of Proposition 8.

(Saturday, 12:30 pm – 5:30 pm, UMass Boston Campus Center)

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