Friday, July 29, 2011

ACLU National Executive Director Anthony Romero featured in The Northern Light article

Anthony Romero, ACLU
National Executive Director
National Executive Director of the ACLU Anthony Romero's presentation on July 14 at the Wendy Williamson is featured in an article, "Romero: Court Cases, Civics and Colbert," in the July 26, 2011 issue of  the UAA student newspaper, The Northern Light.

The event, "Disparate Opportunity in America: The Ongoing Struggle for Equal Rights," was co-sponsored by the UAA Justice Center, the ACLU of Alaska, and other University and community partners.  Mr. Romero's presentation highlighted the ongoing struggle for equal rights and opportunity in America, the continuing challenges faced by minority and underprivileged communities, and the work of the ACLU in fighting for equal rights.