Date(s) - 09/09/2021
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Sept 9: “Civil Liberties and LGBTQ+ Rights in Florida”
The panel discussion will feature four state-wide LGBTQ+ advocates
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 25, 2021
CONTACT: Daisy Cabrera, email@example.com
WHAT: The ACLU of Florida Greater Miami Chapter is hosting a new discussion entitled “Civil Liberties and LGBTQ+ Rights in Florida” in their Zoom webinar series. The event will feature four experienced panelists as they discuss the history of LGBTQ+ rights in Florida, current legislative attempts to limit the rights of LGBTQ+ persons, and advocacy and litigation to protect those rights. The topics covered during this event will include Florida’s recent ban on transgender children in sports and attempts to employ First Amendment religious freedom protections against discrimination of LGBTQ+ people both locally and nationally.
WHO: Moderator: Anna Neill | Federal Antitrust Attorney – ACLU Miami board
Justin Klecha | Deputy Director of SAVE LGBTQ
Joe Saunders | Senior Political Director of Equality Florida
Trelvis Randolph | President of Wilkie D. Ferguson, Jr., Bar Association
Reverend Timothy P. Carr | All Souls’ Episcopal Church of Miami Beach
WHEN: Thursday – September 9, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
WHERE: Virtually via Zoom. Upon registration, you will receive a confirmation email with the Zoom details: https://bit.ly/37cl5QJ.
The event is pending approval for CLE credit from the Florida Bar.
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About the ACLU of Florida Greater Miami Chapter
ACLU Miami is the largest and oldest chapter in Florida — formally recognized by the ACLU as an affiliate on June 6, 1955; following the formation of chapters in Gainesville and Tampa, our name was changed in 1959 to the Florida Civil Liberties Union; in 1965, the name was changed again to the American Civil Liberties Union of Florida, and the Miami affiliate was recognized as a chapter within the state-wide organization.
About the ACLU of Florida
The ACLU of Florida is freedom’s watchdog, working daily in the courts, legislatures and communities to defend individual rights and personal freedoms guaranteed by the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. For additional information, visit our website at: www.aclufl.org