Category Archives: Civil Liberties

USA Freedom Act Would Limit NSA Spying

WASHINGTON – October 29 – A bipartisan reform bill to rein in the National Security Agency’s bulk collection, analysis, and storage of Americans’ electronic communications has been introduced in both the Senate and the House of Representatives. The bill is … Continue reading

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Americans in Struggle Film Series—Philadelphia

From the Philadelphia Unemployment Project (http://www.philaup.org/): Film series presenting some of the great battles for justice and equality in American history Tuesdays 6 pm- 112 N. Broad St. 2nd Floor, Philadelphia Refreshments from 5:30- Brief discussion following the film Stonewall … Continue reading

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Civic Engagement 2012 From a Faith Perspective Webinar

As people of faith, we can play a unique role in this election cycle by encouraging civil, respectful dialogue that builds community and offers a hope-filled vision of the future for all people. – Please Forward Widely – The Interfaith Immigration Coalition will host … Continue reading

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Do’s and Don’ts for Nonprofits in an Election Year—January 31, Webinar

From Half in Ten (http://halfinten.org/): January 31st, 2012 2:00 – 3:15 pm ET Register at https://chn.peachnewmedia.com/store/seminar/seminar.php?seminar=10753. The Coalition on Human Needs, the Half in Ten Campaign, the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and the Children’s Leadership Council have … Continue reading

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PA Board of Education Roundtables on Libraries—Special Education Opportunities on September 13 (Allentown), 15 (Harrisburg) & 20 (Erie)

From the Education Law Center (http://www.elc-pa.org):   This is a unique opportunity to speak about the importance of school libraries for students with disabilities.   We need to generate participation in the roundtable discussions scheduled by the State Board of … Continue reading

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Saint Martin: Why We Don’t—and Can’t—Celebrate the Real MLK

Shared by Faith in Public Life (http://www.faithinpubliclife.org):   Jamelle Bouie | August 29, 2011 Posted at http://ht.ly/6fEkp   In August 1966, a few years after his historic march on Washington, Gallup polled the country on their views of the Reverend … Continue reading

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