During the past year Florida has seen several significant moments for civil liberties ─ some good, others less so. From fending off legal challenges to the Fair District Amendments, to successfully defeating the legislature’s suspicion-less drug-tests for temporary assistance applicants, to fighting back against voter suppression legislation, the ACLU of Florida legal team has been on the front lines of the major civil liberties struggles of the past year.
This is a great opportunity to join with your fellow defenders of liberty from the Volusia-Flagler area at the historic Grant Bly House to toast a year of accomplishments, prepare for the civil liberties battles ahead in the coming year, and hear firsthand from our legal director about the state of freedom in Florida.Volusia-Flagler
Saturday, March 31st, 2012
Keynote Speaker: Randall Marshall, ACLU of Florida Legal Director
Grant Bly House, 842 East New York Ave., DeLand, FL
Reception with cash beer/wine bar, hors d’oeuvres: 6pm – 7pm
Dinner: 7pm – 7:45pm
Program: Meeting and elections; presentation of Bob Stevenson Award; keynote speaker Randall Marshall: 7:45pm – 9pm
We will also be honoring Volusia County Council member Joshua J. Wagner with our second annual Bob Stevenson Award for his efforts in successfully passing the county’s Human Rights Ordinance.
Tickets for the dinner and reception are $25 for members, $35 for non-members. Memberships will be available at the door.
Members and guests are welcome to attend the free public meeting and after-dinner program without buying a dinner ticket if they choose.
- RSVP to Davie Griffin at 877-VOL-ACLU (877-865-2258) or email@example.com.
- For more information, contact George Griffin at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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