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RYP Equity Series: NYCLU Training on Organizing for Civil Rights

Rochester Young Professionals and RocCity Coalition are partnering to offer an Equity Series to empower the future leaders of our city with training events to help create a more inclusive, equitable, and prosperous Rochester.

The Equity Series leverages Rochester’s many organizations engaged in the fight to reduce poverty, combat discrimination, and provide opportunity for all. Each of the events in the Series will provide a framework for participants to reflect, interact with others, and develop tools to create positive impact in our community.

Please join us for our next event in the series, a training on effective strategies for organizing for civil liberties, with New York Civil Liberties Chapter Director, Iman Ibid. The seminar will focus on how to effectively organize and advocate on civil liberties and civil rights issues in the Greater Rochester region. You will learn how to strategize, cultivate relationships, center the voices of marginalized community members, as well as how to build support and sustainable plans.

Light refreshments will be available and time for networking with your fellow YP’s is built into the event time.

The event is free, with a $5 suggested donation at the door, but please RSVP here: http://RYPEquitySeriesACLU.rsvpify.com.

Parking validation for the East End Garage will be available.

About the trainer: Iman Ibid established a career in the public sector, initially working with elected representatives and government leaders doing campaign work. Her background in organizing stems from doing field work for over 5 different campaigns ranging from being a Campaign Manager to Fundraiser Researcher, to Deputy Field Director. In early 2016, she joined the New York Civil Liberties Union and is now the Interim Chapter Director of the Genesee Valley Office.

About the New York Civil Liberties Union: Founded in 1951 as the New York affiliate of the American Civil Liberties Union, we are a not-for-profit, nonpartisan organization with eight chapters and regional offices and more than 160,000 members across the state. Our mission is to defend and promote the fundamental principles and values embodied in the Bill of Rights, the U.S. Constitution, and the New York Constitution, including freedom of speech and religion, and the right to privacy, equality and due process of law for all New Yorkers.

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