ACLU of Wyoming to Host an Event Celebrating Work and Honoring Coalition Partners
WHO: The ACLU of Wyoming invites the community to attend an event to celebrate the history of the ACLU in the state and to learn about ongoing collaborative efforts to reform the criminal justice system, protect the rights of immigrants, and to stop legislative attempts to limit abortion access. The event is free and open to the public aged 21+.
WHAT: Speakers will include:
- Sabrina King, ACLU of Wyoming Policy Director
- Shirley Kingston, long-time ACLU member and ACLU historian
- Antonio Serrano, Chair of Juntos Wyoming
- Shayna Lonoaea-Alexander, NARAL Wyoming Board Member
WHEN: Tuesday, December 12
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
WHERE: The Library Sports Grille & Brewery | 201 E Custer St. | Laramie, WY
BACKGROUND: The ACLU of Wyoming will host a festive event honoring the history of the organization in the state and celebrating the present collaborative work of the ACLU and allied organizations. Local band Moral Panic is scheduled to provide live entertainment throughout the evening. Juntos chair Antonio Serrano will speak about work supporting immigrants’ rights and the campaign to halt the establishment of an immigration detention center in Evanston. NARAL board member, Shayna Lonoaea-Alexander will speak about coalition efforts to protect abortion rights and push back against anti-abortion legislation. ACLU policy director, Sabrina King will present on Bucking the Trend, a recent report released by the ACLU, as well as the organization’s strategy to reform the criminal justice system in Wyoming.