Civil Liberties Brown Bag Lunch

Friday Dec 18 2009   12:00:00
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Friday, December 18 at noon
Elaine Elinson
and Stan Yogi, coauthors of Wherever There’s a Fight, will read from and sign copies of their book as part of a brown bag lunch sponsored by the Bay Area Lawyer Chapter of the American Constitution Society. Jahan Sagafi (Partner, Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP) will moderate. This event is cosponsored by the Bay Area Lawyers for Individual Freedom (BALIF), the California Coalition for Civil Rights, the Asian Law Caucus, and the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area.
Coblentz, Patch, Duffy & Bass LLP, One Ferry Building, Suite 200, San Francisco, CA 94111
Free and open to the public, but RSVP is required; RSVP here.

Elaine ElinsonElaine Elinson was the communications director of the ACLU of Northern California and editor of the ACLU News for more than two decades. She is a coauthor of Development Debacle: The World Bank in the Philippines, which was banned by the Marcos regime. Her articles have been published in the Los Angeles Daily Journal, the San Francisco Chronicle, The Nation, Poets and Writers, and numerous other periodicals. She is married to journalist Rene CiriaCruz and they have one son.

Photo by Matthew Elinson

Stan Yogi

Stan Yogi is the coauthor, with Elaine Elinson, of Wherever There’s a Fight: How Runaway Slaves, Suffragists, Immigrants, Strikers, and Poets Shaped Civil Liberties in California. He managed development programs for the ACLU of Northern California for fourteen years and is the coeditor of two books, Highway 99: A Literary Journey through California's Great Central Valley and Asian American Literature: An Annotated Bibliography. His work has appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle, MELUS, Los Angeles Daily Journal, and several anthologies. He is married to nonprofit administrator David Carroll and lives in Los Angeles.

Photo by Michael Woolsey