ACLU of Nevada Announces 2017 Celebration Honorees
LAS VEGAS – American Civil Liberties Union of Nevada (ACLUNV) has selected the honorees to be recognized for their efforts to protect civil rights and liberties at the ACLUNV’s 14th Annual Celebration of Civil Rights on Friday, June 9, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. at Panevino Restaurant.
The 2017 Celebration of Civil Rights honorees include:
Emily Wanderer Award: Kathy England
Liberty in Government Award: Assemblyman James Ohrenschall
Community Equality Award: Theresa Navarro
Ferguson Freedom Award: Annette Magnus
“Every one of these honorees has bettered our Nevada communities through their commitments to civil rights and civil liberties. We are proud to honor each of them for their dedication to ensuring equality, justice, liberty, and democracy for every Nevadan,” said Tod Story, executive director.
The celebration will include gourmet hors d’oeuvres, complimentary wine and beer, and a silent auction. Tickets are on sale now and are priced at $150 per person. Tickets can be purchased online at www.aclunv.org/events.
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