Civil Liberties of San Francisco

Wednesday Jul 11 2012   6:00 PM
California Historical Society  678 Mission St., San Francisco, CA  map

Stan Yogi and Elaine Elinson, co-authors of Wherever There’s a Fight, for a virtual tour of key civil liberties sites in San Francisco–places you may have passed every day without realizing the hidden history they hold! They will also share some treasures they found in the archives of the California Historical Society.

Free and open to the public; for more information and to RSVP visit civlibsf.eventbrite.com.

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