Friday, July 31, 2020 - 11:55am to Friday, August 28, 2020 - 11:55pm
When a migrant mother is separated from her child, when a transgender soldier is at risk of losing his career, when reproductive rights and basic voting rights are under attack — five unsung heroes take legal action to protect our freedoms.
The Fight is an inspiring, emotional look at four pivotal cases and the lawyers on the front lines of relentless attacks on civil liberties. Directors Elyse Steinberg, Josh Kriegman, and Eli Despres capture the rollercoaster ride of the thrill and defeat in these deeply human battles.
Join us for a special virtual rally on Thursday, August 6th for the 55th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 - Then & Now. This was a significant moment in voting rights history, improving access to voting for millions in the is country, especially Black Americans. Here all about national and local efforts to improve voting rights and access!
All students have a right to education, and we are working for more effective approaches to build positive school environments and help students. As we examine the role of police in our daily lives, it’s time we also reevaluate the need for police in schools. Students who are Black, Native American, Pacific Islander, and Latinx, are disproportionately disciplined, suspended, and expelled from school. Students with disabilities are disproportionately excluded. Students who have been suspended are three times more likely to be in contact with the juvenile justice system within a year.
We did not learn this history in school. Robinson will discuss how Confederate monuments came to adorn our country and what it means that they still stand today. We MUST face the truth of our history to chart a course forward.