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Become a Grassroots ACLU Activist
Date Thursday March 27
Time 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location Details
ACLU of Northern California
39 Drumm St.
San Francisco, CA 94111
(1/2 block from Embarcadero BART)
Event Type Class/Workshop
Emailvolunteers [at] aclunc.org
Phone415-621-2493 x372
The ACLU of Northern California works on a number of civil liberties issues, from marriage equality to reproductive rights, from criminal justice to spying and surveillance.

If you're looking for a way to get more involved with the ACLU on a grassroots level, join us on March 27 at 6:00. This is a great opportunity to learn how to lobby, meet other activists, and connect with the ACLU's work on key civil liberties issues.

We will be focusing on legislation to prevent housing and language discrimination against victims of domestic violence.

WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH: CURRENT WOMEN’S RIGHTS LEGISLATION IN CALIFORNIA
ACLU of Northern California
Volunteer Activist Night

Thurs., March 27
6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
ACLU-NC Offices
39 Drumm St.
San Francisco, CA 94111
(half a block from Embarcadero BART)

LEARN about important legislation to protect the civil liberties of victims of acts of domestic violence and how you can lobby your legislators on behalf of this legislation.

CONNECT with experts and other activists who care about protecting the civil liberties of women.

TAKE ACTION to become an expert on key legislation and find out about opportunities to lobby your legislators to support the legislation.

Food, drink, and activism opportunities provided.
For questions or to RSVP, contact volunteers [at] aclunc.org or 415-621-2493 x372.

We will be focusing on two pieces of legislation:
AB 2052 (Lieu): Allows victims of acts of domestic violence to terminate their lease/rental agreement early to move away from an abuser.
SB 1523 (Kuehl): Allows better access to the justice system for victims of acts of domestic violence with limited English proficiency.

Monthly Volunteer Activist Nights will be held on the following Thursdays in 2008: April 24, May 22, June 26, July 24, Aug. 28, Sept. 25, Oct. 23, and Nov. 20.
Added to the calendar on Wednesday Mar 19th, 2008 2:31 PM

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