Civil Liberties Under Trump
What: ACLU Pasadena/Foothills Chapter Forum
When: Tuesday, 21 February, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: LA Filipino United Church of Christ, 5080 N. Maywood Avenue, Eagle Rock
Long-held American values of justice and fairness have come under attack. A Trump Administration intent on rolling back decades of progress on civil liberties has put immigrant communities in dire jeopardy. Freedom of religion and speech, the right to assembly, peaceful coexistence with other nations are all in jeopardy.
Hear how the American Civil Liberties Union and allied organizations are fighting back. Learn how you can join forces to protect your families and communities.
- Tanzila “Taz” Ahmed is an activist, storyteller, and politico based in Los Angeles, who currently is a Campaign Strategist at the Asian American new media organizing group 18MillionRising.
- Betty Hung is Asian Americans Advancing Justice-LA’s Policy Director, overseeing the organization’s strategic policy and advocacy initiatives to promote equal access and equal justice for Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander communities in solidarity with other underserved communities.
- Sharon Kyle, Professor of Law, People’s College of Law, Publisher, LA Progressive, and ACLU-SoCal National Board Rep, who will talk to ACLU’s response locally and nationally to Donald J. Trump’s executive orders and campaign promises.
- Aiha Nguyen, Moderator, is policy analyst on the Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy’s Grocery-Retail Project and is member of the ACLU-SoCal Pasadena/Foothills Chapter’s board.
- Unai Montes-Irueste—moderator, SEIU, ACLU Southern California, is a long-time media strategist, policy analyst, community organizer, and public school teacher. The event is free and open to the public Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, 323.972.8920
Cosponsors: ACLU-SoCal Pasadena/Foothills Chapter • ACLU-SoCal San Fernando Valley Chapter • Interfaith Movement for Human Integrity • Justice Not Jails • LA Progressive