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Arnie Alpert Gets Award from NH ACLU

Arnie at NH ACLU dinner

Arnie NH ACLU Dinner

Arnie urged ACLU supporters to speak to presidential candidates about immigrant detention, police militarization, and voting rights. 

Arnie Alpert of the NH Program received the 2015 "Bill of Rights Award" from the NH ACLU.

Draft ordinance on "aggressive pandhandling"

Proposed municipal ordinance to ban "agressive panhandling" in Concord NH.

"Our Turn" by Frank Irvine and Ellen Fries

Opinion column from the Concord Monitor, February 6, 2013, on a proposed city ordinance to ban "aggressive panhandling."

Forum: Defending Civil Liberties

Wednesday, July 27, 2011 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Forum: Defending Civil Liberties Under Attack Topics include Islamaphobia, racial profiling, "Secure" communities, and the Formerly Incarcerated.  Free and open to the public 

Iowans Rally in Defense of Civil Liberties

Kathleen McQuillen, AFSC Iowa Program Coordinator, shared the following statement at a September 30, 2010 rally in Des Moines.


It’s good to be with you today. It’s always good to be standing together to support the work for peace and justice in our communities and in our world.

Rally for Civil Liberties

Thursday, September 30, 2010 - 1:00pm

Des Moines Peace and Justice groups call for a Rally for Civil Liberties
Keep FBI out of our homes and workplaces.
The rally and press conference will be followed by a visit to the FBI office in
West Des Moines.
Recent actions by the FBI ( in raiding the homes
and offices of peace groups in Minnesota and Chicago; and recent revelations
about the FBI's search of homes and garbage cans, and video surveillance

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