2018-19  MEETING

  • Dec. 14 -Separated: Children at the border

  • Film from PBS Frontline

  • Dec 21 - Prisoner Rights

  • Paul Wright, founder and director, Human Rights Defense Center and editor of "Prison Legal News"

  • Jan 4 - Hate Groups in America

  • Lecia Brooks, Southern Poverty Law Center

  • Jan 11 - Racial Justice

  • Center for Constitutional Rights -- Speaker to be announced

  • Jan 18 - Jazz and Civil Rights

  • Dick Lowenthal, jazz musician and educator

  • Jan 25 - Political Struggles in Africa

  • Ernest Harsch, Journalist and research scholar, Institute of African Studies, Columbia University

  • Feb 1 - Iran

  • Medea Benjamin, peace and human rights activist, author, and co-founder of CODEPINK

  • Feb 8 - POTUS vs. SCOTUS

  • Frank Askin - retired lawyer and scholar

  • Feb 15 - The Manufactured Memory of Slavery

  • Ethan Kytle and Blain Roberts, Professors of History, California State University at Fresno, co-authors of "Denmark Vesey's Garden"

  • Feb 22 - Venezuela and Colombia

  • Dan Kovalik, Adjunct Professor of Law, University of Pittsburgh, author and lecturer on global human rights and author of "The Plot to Overthrow Venezuela, How the U.S. is Organizing a Coup for Oil"

  • Feb 29 - America's Abusive Immigration Practices

  • Center for Constitutional Rights -- Speaker TBA

  • Mar 7 - Roots of Gun Violence

  • Thomas Gabor, criminologist and international gun policy consultant and author of "Confronting Gun Violence in America"

  • March 14 - Film -- TBA

  • March 21 - Songs of Resistance

  • The Pink Slip leads us in songs of protest from legendary artists like Bob Dylan, Phil Ochs, and Woodie Guthrie

  • March 28 - The Bagel Party