Riverside’s Race Equality Week Conference

Friday Oct 15 2010   10:00:00
Riverside Library  , Riverside, CA  map

Friday, October 15 at 10:00 a.m.
Elaine Elinson
and Stan Yogi, author of Wherever There’s a Fight, will open Riverside’s Race Equality Week Conference by presenting a virtual tour of significant civil liberties sites in Southern California.
Riverside Library, 3581 Mission Inn Ave., Riverside, CA 92501
Free and open to the public; for more information visit Inlandia Institute.

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