The ACLU Virtual Lunch: Fighting For A More Perfect Union

March 25, 2022 @ 12:00 pm

On March 25, 2022, the ACLU of Illinois will hold our Annual Lunch. Please join us for this virtual event, where we will come together as a community to celebrate and support the ongoing work to defend civil rights and civil liberties. The event will feature a keynote conversation between ACLU National Legal Director David Cole and University of Chicago Law Professor Aziz Z. Huq on protecting our democracy and the role that each of us has to play in the fight for civil liberties. And, stay tuned for additional program announcements in the coming weeks!

Buy your tickets or sponsorship today, and join us in the fight to preserve our civil rights and liberties.

Friday, March 25, 2022
A Virtual Event
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. CDT | Program

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David Cole, ACLU National Legal Director

David Cole

In his role as national legal director, David Cole directs a program that includes approximately 1,000 state and federal lawsuits on a broad range of civil liberties issues. He manages 140 ACLU staff attorneys in New York, Washington, San Francisco, and North Carolina, oversees the organization’s U.S. Supreme Court docket, and provides leadership to approximately 300 staff attorneys who work in ACLU affiliate offices across the country. 
Learn more about David here


Aziz Z. Huq, Frank and Bernice J. Greenberg Professor of Law, University of Chicago

Aziz Huq

Aziz is a scholar of US and comparative constitutional law. He works on topics ranging from democratic backsliding to regulating AI. His award-winning scholarly work is published in several books and in leading law review, social science, and political science journals. He has also written for the Washington Post, the New York Times, and many other non-specialist publications. He has an active pro bono practice, and is on the board of the ACLU of Illinois, American Constitution Society, and the New Press.
Learn more about Aziz here