[act-ma] Media Advisory: ACLU brings Glenn Greenwald to Boston, February 7

Christopher Ott cott at aclum.org
Tue Feb 3 12:09:25 PST 2009

ACLU brings Glenn Greenwald to Boston, February 7

Statewide "Beyond the Politics of Fear" conference to focus on opportunities
to renew nation's values

February 3, 2009

Christopher Ott, Communications Manager, 617-482-3170 ext. 322,
cott at aclum.org

BOSTON -- Salon.com columnist Glenn Greenwald -- one of the nation's most
provocative writers on civil liberties -- will keynote the American Civil
Liberties Union of Massachusetts 2009 Statewide Conference, "Beyond the
Politics of Fear."  Greenwald and other experts will discuss how the nation
can reclaim liberties that have been lost over the last eight years, and how
to renew American values.

WHAT:   ACLU of Massachusetts 2009 Statewide Conference

WHERE:  UMass Boston Campus Center

WHEN: Saturday, February 7, 2009, 11:30 am - 5:45 pm

The conference will also feature:

ACLU of Massachusetts Executive Director Carol Rose, who will lay out the
ACLU's 2009 agenda

A panel of experts who will discuss "Taking Back America"

Workshop on topics such as:

- Ending the surveillance state

- Restoring checks and balances to prevent the abuse of power

- Ensuring government accountability

- Striving for equal rights for all people

More than 300 people have registered to attend.  For more information and to
register, see:

For media access, contact Christopher Ott, Communications Manager, at
617-482-3170, x322.


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