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AWNICAN COM. LlitERTIES UNION TEXAS E~t~ 7~;~c ~~~~ i Are you ready to pick up the torch? Join the ACLU for an unforgettable celebration. THE 70TH ANNIVERSARY GALA AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION OF TEXAS 70TH ANNIVERSARY GALA AND CONFERENCE SAN ANTONIO RIVERWALK MARCH 8, 2008 * AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION OF TEXAS * THE 70TH ANNIVERSARY CONFERENCE THE FUTURE OF TEXAS * * * * * * * * * * * * * The ACLU believes that the protection of civil rights and the advancement of individual liberty in Texas can begin to shift negative trends to positive. We believe that we can harness the grassroots power of Texans to bring about meaningful change in the Lone Star State. We believe that the human rights of all Texans can be respected while advancing our state’s economic and cultural interests. CONFERENCE KEYNOTE Cecile Richards PRESIDENT, PLANNED PARENTHOOD FEDERATION OF AMERICA SPEAKERS AND PANELISTS Eddie Aldrete *Rev. Alan Bean * Rebecca Bernhardt * Rep. Lon Burnam * Debra Fowler * Lisa Graybill * Jeremy Gunn * Vanita Gupta * Isela Gutierrez * Stephen Klineberg * Steve McCraw * Dennis Parker * Nina Perales and, among others, The Texas Observer Editor Jake Bernstein. GALA SPONSORS Paul H. & Maida M. Asofsky Melanie Gray & Mark Wawro Baron & Budd, P.C. Bob & Pat Flynn * Kevin McHargue & Chris Carter * Message, Audience & Presentation * Oppenheimer, Blend, Harrison & Tate, Inc. * Gordon Quan * Bettiruth & Adolph Susholtz Richard Alvarado * Michael & Terri Burke * Greg Gladden * Molly Gochrnan * MaryScott Nagle & Daniel Kornberg * Will Harrell * i2i Group * Audrey and Norman Kaplan, M.D. * The John Steven Kellett Foundation * Waters & Kraus, L.L.P. * Joan Hohlt Wich * Katherine & Mark Yzaguirre * ACLU of Texas Central Texas, Greater Fort Worth, & Houston Chapters Robert L. Book * Laura Borst * James Canup * Ray &Mary Margaret Farabee * Nancy & Stephen Lerner *Saba & Mujteba H. Naqvi * Dr. Craig M. Oettinger *Jesse H. & Susan R. Oppenheimer Foundation * Cynthia Riley Rocket Science Realty * ACLU of Texas San Antonio Chapter The ACLU is proud to acknowledge our generous gala sponsors. Sponsorship opportunities are still available. Visit or call 512-478-7300 x 130. Barbara Ann Radnofsky presenting the MOLLY IVINS LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD to Sissy Farenthold Anthony Romero Executive Director, ACLU Congressman Charlie Gonzalez The Story of the ACLU in Texas Short Film by Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Diane Zander Mason and introducing new ACLU of Texas Executive Director Terri Burke , , ;;.; WINWmaCtUtX 6,01AV \\ ‘ N