ACLU of WI Foundation Announces The 2006 Annual Bill of Rights Dinner Celebration featuring Keynote Speaker Jim Hightower
Saturday, March 18, 2006 at the Pfister Hotel in Milwaukee
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ACLU of WIF Honorees for this year's celebration
Eunice Z. Edgar Lifetime Achievement Award goes to Athan Theoharis . ACLU of WI/F Board Member and nationally recognized expert on NSA Spying, FOIA and FBI abuse.
William Gorham Rice Civil Libertarian(s) of the Year to the Fair Wisconsin Campaign led by Action Wisconsin and Center Advocates. A multi-party award going to leading advocates in the fight for marriage equality for same sex couples in Wisconsin and against the proposed Constitutional Amendment, which bars civil marriage contracts and civil unions, and may also jeopardize domestic partnership arrangements.
The Jack and Lucy Rosenberg Young Civil Libertarian of the Year to Rob Phansalkar University of Wisconsin ACLU Chapter board representative and National leader promoting ACLU youth outreach.
Special Recognition Award to Community Brainstorming . Celebrating their 20th anniversary providing the premier live First Amendment forum in Milwaukee’s Central City.
Meet Jim Hightower
National radio commentator, writer, public speaker, and author of Thieves In High Places: They've Stolen Our Country And It's Time to Take It Back, Jim Hightower has spent three decades battling the Powers That Be on behalf of the Powers That Ought To Be - consumers, working families, environmentalists, small businesses, and just-plain-folks. Read More