District Dispatch: NLLD 2017 keynote announced

We are happy to announce the keynote speaker for National Library Legislative Day 2017! Hina Shamsi, Director of the ACLU National Security Project, will be joining us in Washington, D.C. on May 1, 2017. The National Security Project is dedicated to ensuring that U.S. national security policies and practices are consistent with the Constitution, civil liberties, and human rights. According to the ACLU website, Shamsi has:
litigated cases upholding the freedoms of speech and association, and challenging targeted killing, torture, unlawful detention, and post-9/11 discrimination against racial and religious minorities.
Her work includes a focus on the intersection of national security …read more

Source: Planet Code4Lib