Indianapolis, IN - Events Local News Groups Contact
ACLU of Indiana - Events
Wed, Feb 4, 2015 12pm
Robertson Hall, The Johnson Room Butler University 4600 Sunset Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46208 · Cost: Free
ACLU of Indiana - Events
Jan 23, 2015

Ovid Butler (1801-1881) was a lawyer, abolitionist, journalist and founder of Butler University. Revolutionary for his time, he believed strongly in equal rights and education for all. What would he and other abolitionists say about the struggle for racial justice in the era of mass incarceration and increasing militarization of police? What can be done to get beyond the tensions many communities across the U.S. have faced and to ensure that citizens and police are partners, not adversaries? Join us for First Wednesdays as we return to Indianapolis on February 4, noon to 1 p.m. Panel is moderated by IndyStar columnist Erika Smith, and is part of Butler University's Founders Day

 

Parking:
Butler will suspend ticketing from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Feb. 4 across the campus. Please use Hinkle Fieldhouse Lots (25, 26, 27) off 49th Street, or Rescoe Lot (6), the part closest to Sunset Ave. There is also a temporary gravel lot (between 15 and 16) between the Pharmacy Building and Lilly Hall. Visitors with handicap tags are invited to park in any open accessible spot, or any open spot close to Robertson Hall.


Love Films For Action? 

Films For Action empowers citizens with the information and perspectives essential to creating a more just, sustainable, and democratic society.

If you feel like you get some value from this library, consider making a donation today. Every little bit helps.

Trending Today
Today I Rise: This Beautiful Short Film Is Like a Love Poem For Your Heart and Soul
4 min3,189 views today ·
John Lennon's "Imagine," Made Into a Comic Strip
John Lennon. Art by Pablo Stanley2,953 views today ·
Adventurmentalism: Ecotherapy for Suicide Survivors (2016)
36 min1,979 views today ·
Seven Sins of Our System of Forced Education
Peter Gray, Ph.D.1,683 views today ·
5 Reasons to Build a Network of Small Groups, Rather Than a Mass Movement of Individuals
Richard D. Bartlett1,603 views today ·
Caitlin Moran's Posthumous Advice for Her Daughter
Caitlin Moran875 views today ·
This Facebook Comment About the UK Election Is Going Viral
Chris Renwick662 views today ·
Trump Expands Police-State Crackdown on the Left
26 min574 views today ·
Depression Is a Disease of Civilization: Hunter-Gatherers Hold the Key to the Cure
Sara Burrows449 views today ·
Load More
Join us on Facebook
ACLU of Indiana - Events