ACTIVIST SUPPORT CIRCLE MONTHLY GATHERING FEATURED GUEST SPEAKER: RAMONA RIPSTON
"Activism & Economic Rights"
Ramona Ripston is Executive Director Emeritus of the American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California after having served as the group's executive director from 1972 until 2011. She is a lifelong progressive activist, great community leader, effective fundraiser, great lobbyist working over the years for civil liberties, women's rights, economic rights and social justice.
She is one of the most respected and outspoken voices on civil rights and civil liberties issues ranging from education and police reform to privacy, freedom of speech, and the rights of immigrants and homeless people.
The event is free and there is free on-site parking.
The Activist Support Circle is an ongoing open monthly support group for progressive activists that started in February 2005 to help guard against activist burnout.