Pittsburgh Chapter Annual Meeting: Voices of Freedom

The Greater Pittsburgh Chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania will present Voices of Freedom as part of its annual meeting on Monday, March 19 at 7:00 p.m. The program will feature ACLU-PA clients who stood up for their rights in the face of threats and obstacles, and in doing so, have defended the rights of all.

WHEN: Monday, March 19, 7 - 9 p.m.
WHERE: Kelly Strayhorn Theater, 5941 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15206 

Parking will be available behind the Carnegie Library East Liberty Branch - enter from Beatty Street and also at the East Busway (Highland and Center Avenues). Metered street parking is available on Penn Ave, Highland Ave, and on side streets.

Voices of Freedom: Our Clients

The Dreamer: Passed the bar exam but was denied admission due to his DACA status

The Reluctant Activists: Big business tried to SLAPP down families’ First Amendment Rights

Placed in Jeopardy: A transgender woman who was housed with the male prison population and was subjected to physical and verbal abuse

Election for the Board of Directors

ACLU-PA members who live within the borders of the Greater Pittsburgh Chapter will have the opportunity to vote for the chapter's board of directors.

Nominees

Laura Kelly
Patrick Lemon
Maria Montano
Felicia Williams
Carolyn Ban*
Brenda Lee Green*
Anne Molloy*
Justin Romano*
Wesley Scott*
Barbara White Stack*
Erin Marie Williams-Hatala*

*Incumbent

Proposed Changes to Bylaws 

The following portion of the Bylaws of the Greater Pittsburgh Chapter of the ACLU-PA contains proposed changes which will be voted on at the Annual Meeting. Changes are indicated by strikethroughs (deletions) and underlines (additions).

ARTICLE XI:     AMENDMENTS  

Section 1:        These by-laws may be amended, altered, repealed or added to, by the vote of two-thirds of the members of the chapter present at any meeting to which all members are invited. Notice of such action, together with copies of the proposals shall have been given or mailed to the general membership at least ten days before the meeting of the general membership. At least two months before such meeting, proposals for amendments must be submitted to the Board of Directors for review. The Board may approve, disapprove or take no action on such proposals.

Section 2:        A majority of board members present at a regularly or specially scheduled meeting may vote to dissolve the corporation or merge the corporation into another corporation.

 

For more information:
www.aclupa.org/pittsburgh
412–681–7736
pghinfo@aclupa.org

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