The FBI and ACLU

The FBI and ACLU- Supporting Civil Rights and Voting Rights

 There have been numerous incidents in the United States recently that challenges civil rights and voting rights.

FBI Special Agent Jeffrey Van Nest, J.D., will discuss the FBI’s civil rights jurisdiction and will highlight recent FBI involvement in civil rights cases in Minnesota and nationally.

Teresa Nelson, J.D., Interim Executive Director, ACLU of Minnesota, will speak about the ACLU’s efforts to protect voting rights throughout the US.

Participants will also attend the History Theatre’s performance of All The Way, a play about President Lyndon B. Johnson’s efforts to pass the Civil Rights Act and Voting Rights Act in 1964.

The program will be held on Thursday, October 12, 5:30-9:30 pm, History Theatre, 30 10th Street East, St. Paul, and is open to the public. Reservations are required by October 6 at $40 for general public, $30 for Mitchell Hamline students, and $55 for lawyers, which includes 2 standard CLEs (pending); the fees include the talk, light dinner, and the performance.

Co-sponsored by the History Theatre.


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