The ACLU of Indiana's Speaking Freely series, formerly known as First Wednesdays, aims to involve communities across the state of Indiana in important conversations about civil liberties in the Hoosier state and across the nation. 
 

Yes! You Can Vote!
September 19, 2018  at the Elkhart Public Library

With the November elections just around the corner, the panel will break down misconceptions surrounding who can and cannot vote in the state of Indiana, answering all of your questions about registration, absentee voting, the most recent Indiana voting laws and more. The event will be hosted by the American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana in partnership with the NAACP Elkhart Branch. 
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Panelists
Lisa Koop, National Immigrant Justice Center Associate Director of Services
Dwayne Brown, ACLU of Indiana TEAP Advocate
Arvis Dawson, Elkhart County Election Board Member

Where Freedoms Collide: A Spirit & Place Event 
November 5, 2018  at the Indiana Landmarks Center, Cook Theatre

How do we balance minority and majority rights? America's history is full of intersections where the rights of the minority conflict with the rights of the majority. Where the promise to protect individual liberty conflicts with the promise to protect our communities from harm, foreign and domestic. Join the ACLU for a moderated conversation about the intersection where competing rights, and competing values, must be resolved. We will look at topics such as immigration and President Trump’s travel ban, as well as RFRA and LGBTQ rights—all while considering the diverse country we live in and how we can best work to find the right balance that will keep all Americans free, safe and equal. 
 

Speaking Freely
April, 2019 in Greencastle, Indiana

Details to come!

Event Date

Monday, November 5, 2018 - 6:30pm to
Thursday, January 2, 2020 - 6:30pm

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Thursday, January 2, 2020 - 6:30pm

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ACLU of Indiana Statement:

We are disappointed by the actions the Roncalli administration has taken toward a member of their staff.  Discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation is inconsistent with our American values of fairness and equality. 

No one should have to hide their family in order to serve their community. Our hearts go out to the Fitzgerald family during this difficult time.

Date

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 - 11:00am

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