Monday, March 23, 2009

ACLU voting rights film and action night: Wednesday, March 25

Madison-area ACLU members and friends!

Join the ACLU of Wisconsin for a voting rights film and an update on current topics in Wisconsin civil liberties

When: Wednesday, March 25, 6:00 – 8:00 pm

Where: Escape Java Joint, 916 Williamson St. (some parking available on the street and behind building – bus and bike ridership encouraged)

Who: ACLU members and anyone with an interest in civil liberties

Cost: free, though participants are encouraged to bring money to buy drinks and support the coffee shop *** don’t forget to sign up for fun ACLU door prizes!

6:00 – 7:00 pm

Film: "Democracy’s Ghosts"
A film about how 5.3 million Americans pay taxes, live in our communities, but have lost the right to vote. Q&A after film includes a legislative update.

7:00 – 8:00 pm
ACLU of Wisconsin - Madison Community Action Team Meeting
All are welcome to join the Madison ACLU-CAT for updates on current civil liberties issues in Wisconsin, upcoming event announcements (including the Liberty and Libations civil liberties happy hour series), and different ways to take action.

For more on the ACLU of Wisconsin, including videos from Rachel Maddow’s speech at our recent Bill of Rights Celebration in Milwaukee, please visit our website at