Thursday, July 14, 2011

ACLU Director Anthony Romero program live streamed tonight

Anthony Romero, National Executive Director of the ACLU speaks tonight at 7:00 p.m. about "Disparate Opportunity in America: The Ongoing Struggle for Equal Rights" at the Wendy Williamson Auditorium on the UAA campus.   

The Justice Center and the ACLU of Alaska are presenting this free program for the public, with a reception following at 8:30 p.m.  A number of UAA and community partners are also co-sponsors. Prof. Deb Periman, Justice faculty, and Jeffrey Mittman, Alaska ACLU Director, coordinated this program. 

The focus of the program will be recent developments in the continuing challenges faced by minority and underprivileged communities, and the work of the ACLU in fighting for equal rights. 

This program will be live streamed on the UAA Journalism and Public Communications website and will be archived for viewing after the event.  The presentation will also be recorded as a podcast and will be available next week on the UAA website.