State of Surveillance – Northwestern University Panel

WHAT: Panel on Chicago Area Surveillance Issues

WHEN: Saturday June 6, 2009; 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.

SPEAKERS: Mike German, National Staff Counsel, American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) , Topic: Fusion Centers;  Shahid Buttar, Bill of Rights Defense Committee (Washington, E.C.) Topic: Racial Profiling and Surveillance; Sue Udry, Defending Dissent (Washington, D.C.), and former staff director of CCBDR, Topic: Responding to the Dangers of Abusive Surveillance

PANELISTS: Kevin Vodak, Attorney, Council on American Islamic Relations-Chicago (CAIR-Chicago); Pat Hill, African American Police League (AAPL); Joy Robinson-Van Gilder, Activist to stop fingerprinting of school children

WHERE: Northwestern University School of Law Student Area, 750 N. Lake Shore Dr, 8th Floor

DETAILS: No admission charge, donations will be welcomed. Casual Dress. Directions

* The program will conclude with an original Rap number composed and performed by Shahid Buttar. Forum dedicated to memory of Judith Krug (1940-2009), Director of American Library Association’s Office of Intellectual Freedom

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