Unfinished Victory: The Fight for Civil Rights

Thursday Feb 11 2010   18:00:00
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Thursday, February 11 at 6:00 p.m.
Malcolm Margolin
will moderate this important panel discussion on civil rights from a national, state, local, and historical perspective. Panelists include Elaine Elinson and Stan Yogi (Wherever There’s a Fight, Heyday), Elizabeth Partridge (Marching for Freedom: Walk Together, Children, and Don’t You Grow Weary, Viking), and Carl Anthony (founder and for twelve years, the executive director of the Urban Habitat Program).
Mechanics’ Institute, 3rd floor, 57 Post St., San Francisco, CA 94104
Free for members, $12 for public; for more information call (415) 393-0114.

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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