2019 Free State Forum

October 5, 2019 @ 10:00 am 3:00 pm
Join us on October 5th for the 2019 Free State Forum in Topeka, the ACLU of Kansas’ statewide conference celebrating and advancing freedom. To request accommodations for this event, please email info@aclukansas.org
 
Keynote Speaker
  • Nusrat Choudhury, Deputy Director of the ACLU Racial Justice Program and leading attorney challenging debtors’ prisons across the nation
Honorees
  • Shawnee Mission School District students who fought for their First Amendment freedoms this year
  • League of United Latin American Citizens and high school senior Alejandro Rangel-Lopez, who successfully advocated for equitable access to the ballot in Dodge City
Sponsors
Click here to download and print the sponsorship form and mail it with a check to ACLU of Kansas, 6701 W 64th St., Suite 210; Overland Park, KS 66202. 
 
Visionaries:
  • Sandy Brown & Lee Bittenbender
Champions:
  • Sarah & Jon Baum
  • Sandy & Steve Geduldig
  • Stevens and Brands
Defenders:
  • Dr. Lon & Nancy Lewis
  • Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Lawrence
  • Wanda Waugh
  • KSMODA
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  • Kansas National Education Association - Retired (KNEA-R)


     

Advocates:
  • Kansas AFL-CIO
  • MainStream Coalition
  • Coffman, DeFries & Nothern, P.A.
  • Joseph, Hollander & Craft LLC
  • FHLBank Topeka
  • Former Rep. Annie & Dr. Dennis Tietze
  • Nancy M. Wingfield
  • John Poertner
  • Leslie Bissell
  • Shelley Hickman Clark & James Clark
  • James H. Bell
  • David Beck & Lynnette Joe-Beck
  • Mark & Margaret Jansen
  • Chuck & Ginger Scalet
  • Micheline & Phil Burger
  • George Laughead
  • Dr. Joanna & Dr. David Slusky
  • George & Terry Smith
  • Deborah Hays & Jim Abel
  • Gretchen Fisher & Barry Chapin
Torch-Bearer:
  • Breakthrough Agency
  • Susan Estes & Michael Crosby
  • Sam & Mary Knecht
     
 

 

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