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24 01, 2019

02/14/19: Statewide Webinar: “Forward for Freedom: ACLU-TN’s Legislative Advocacy In 2019”

2019-02-13T16:02:13+00:00 January 24th, 2019|Categories: Events|

Statewide Webinar: "Forward for Freedom: ACLU-TN’s Legislative Advocacy In 2019" Thursday, February 14; 4 – 5 p.m. CT

2 01, 2019

ACLU-TN Annual Report, Fiscal Year 2017-2018

2019-01-02T15:15:26+00:00 January 2nd, 2019|Categories: Annual Reports|

2018 marked ACLU-TN's fiftieth anniversary fighting for freedom and fairness in the state of Tennessee. Learn what we've achieved in the past half-century, what we accomplished this past year and what’s on the horizon with our annual report from the 2017-2018 fiscal year.

3 10, 2018

“Political surveillance in Memphis – Then & Now” presented by the First Amendment Center

2018-10-03T15:49:04+00:00 October 3rd, 2018|Categories: Events|

Mon., 10/15: Author Marc Perrusquia and ACLU-TN attorney Mandy Strickland Floyd discuss political surveillance in Memphis in the 1960s and 70s by the FBI and the Memphis Police Department and ACLU-TN's current lawsuit against the MMP for alleged First Amendment violations in its surveillance of activists and others.