Past Events

Trivia for the People.

A trivia night for anyone who wonders what our Founders would think. Join us for a night of trivia, snarky humor, and snacks. Test your knowledge about all the rights we’ve lost in the past year.

April 25, 2018

2017 Annual Meeting

Join us at the Omni for our Annual Meeting as we honor our "Raymond J. Pettine Civil Libertarian of the Year" DORCAS International Institute of RI.

October 19, 2017

Ban Ignorance, Not Books.

This year, Living Literature, a collective of Rhode Island based artists and educators, has created a two-person theatre program taken from writings of Doris Kearns Goodwin and Neil Gaiman.

September 18, 2017

2017 Constitution Day: Scavenger Hunt

Uh oh.  Where have our rights gone? Help us find them – or at least have fun trying - on this scavenger hunt through downtown Providence in celebration of Constitution Day 2017.

September 16, 2017

2017 Legislative Wrap-Up

If you follow us on Twitter or Facebook, you know that we worked daily at the State House this year to lobby on bills (both good and bad) that affect civil liberties in RI.

August 1, 2017

2017 PrideFest

Thank you to everyone who joined us this year for PrideFest on June 17th! We had a bustling booth with info on LGBTQ civil liberties & related issues.  This year we invited visitors to do the limbo, and it was a rousing success!

June 17, 2017

Discussion: The Precarious State of Church and State

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark religious liberty decision in Lee v. Weisman, which focused on the constitutionality of prayer at a Rhode Island public school graduation.

April 19, 2017

Advocate Training

Learn how to advocate for civil liberties at the State House, and hear about the proactive legislation we’re working on. Open to ACLU members.  Space is limited.  If you’d like to attend, please RSVP to (401) 831-7171 by March 1, 2017.

March 4, 2017

Advocate Training

Learn how to advocate for civil liberties at the State House and hear about the proactive legislation we’re working on. Open to ACLU members.  Space is limited.  If you’d like to attend, please RSVP to (401) 831-7171 by February 22nd.

February 25, 2017