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Silencing Democracy: Examining the Capitol Lockout

Posted by mgcollege

Apr 19, 2013, 2:01:56 PM

file000905882418This December, legislators locked the public out of the Capitol building while politicians passed one bad bill after another.

Join the ACLU of Michigan Metro Detroit Branch for our annual meeting as we welcome a distinguished panel moderated by Gary Garbarino including Senator Bert Johnson, Representative Rashida Tlaib, Staff Attorney Dan Korobkin, and Legislative Director Shelli Weisberg as they discuss the lawsuit filed to invalidate the right-to-work law passed during the Capitol Lockout.

Silencing Democracy: Examining the Capitol Lockout
Tuesday, April 30 at 6:00 p.m.
Creativity Contest Awards Presentation at 6:30 p.m.
Panel Begins at 7:00 p.m.

Marygrove College, Alumni Room
Madame Cadillac Building,
8425 West McNichols, Detroit
Lighted, secure parking available

This event is cosponsored by the Marygrove Masters in Social Justice Program.

A reception with appetizers and beverages will begin at 6:00 p.m., followed by awards to our annual high school Creativity Contest winners at 6:30 p.m. Our panel discussion will begin at 7:00 p.m.

This event is free and open to the public.


Topics: ACLU Detroit, All Campus News

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