Past Events

2021 Annual Meeting

Join us for our Annual Meeting where ACLU volunteer attorneys will discuss recent lawsuits, and we will pay tribute to several committed civil libertarians who have recently passed away. This year's event will be held virtually via Zoom.

November 3, 2021

2021 Legislative Wrap-Up

Back by popular demand! Our annual Legislative Wrap-Up - now via Zoom!

Protecting civil liberties is NOT a piece of cake.  And because this year's Wrap-Up is being held virtually, there will be no free dessert.  (But parking won't be an issue, so that's a win, right?)

August 3, 2021

EVENT: School Suspensions, SROs & Student Privacy

Should there be police (SROs) in public schools? How can we fix racial disparities in school discipline rates? What happens when schools can spy on student computers?

May 13, 2021 to
May 14, 2021

Advocate Training

Learn more about what happens during RI's legislative session and how you can advocate for civil liberties. 

February 29, 2020 to
March 1, 2020

Naughty & Nice: A Night of Music and Drag

Join us for a night of music and drag, featuring two great acts. Fabulously raunchy drag brought to you by LaDiva Jones & Haley Star. Live music and dancing courtesy of Honey and the JAM.

November 16, 2019 to
November 17, 2019

Banned Books Live

In honor of Banned Books Week 2019, the ACLU of RI and The Providence Athenaeum present: Banned Books Live - a celebration of our right to read.

September 24, 2019

2019 Legislative Wrap-Up

Protecting civil liberties is NOT a piece of cake. Just ask anyone who worked on the Reproductive Privacy Act. But we're going to eat cake anyways.

July 24, 2019 to
July 25, 2019