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ACLU examines student rights Thursday

By June 14, 2011

Community members are invited to the annual membership meeting of the Yolo County chapter of the ACLU of Northern California.

The group will meet from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the Davis United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 1620 Anderson Road in Davis. ACLU staff attorney Linda Lye will address the question “Do Davis Students Have Rights?”

A discussion following her talk will cover current issues affecting students, their families and the community, including discriminatory bullying, administrative and police control, infiltration of student protests and other matters where civil liberties and public education intersect.

Attendees will have the opoortunity to make their own video for the “It Gets Better Project,” an organization that shares stories from thousands of people to remind gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender youths that they are not alone and that life gets better.

The meeting is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be available.

Enterprise staff

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