Tuesday, December 6, 2011

ACLU NW CT Meets on 1/3

The ACLU NW CT Chapter is meeting again on January 3rd from 5:30-6:30 pm at the Wykeham Parlor at the Gunn Memorial Library & Museum on the Green in Washington, CT, as part of its First Tuesday Meetings...


NLG Legal Observer Training on 12/12

The National Lawyers Guild will conduct Legal Observer Training on Dec 12 at 6:30 pm at United Church on the Green in New Haven, CT.

Sunday, December 4, 2011

ACLU CT Chapter Networking

A great start at networking with other chapters of ACLU CT began on 12/1!

Kudos to Isa.

Thursday, December 1, 2011

12/1: CT Chapter Chats with Isa

Today at 5:30 the ACLU CT chapter presidents chat with Isa and each other via a conference call about CT's agenda for 2012 and beyond....

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Next Chapter Meeting on 1/3/12

The ACLU NW CT Chapter had a very productive meeting last night when we met, and Isa, the new ACLU CT field organizer, joined us to talk about our chapter's agenda for 2012.

Our next meeting is on Tuesday, January 3rd, from 5:30-6:30 in the Wykeham Parlor of the Gunn Memorial Library & Museum on the Green in Washington, CT.


Tuesday, November 8, 2011

One More Try on 11/15

The ACLU NW CT Chapter is now meeting on 11/15.....when the local elections and electric power restorations are complete....

Sunday, November 6, 2011

Halloween Weekend Snow Storm

The ACLU NW CT Chapter will meet on Tuesday, 11/8th, please see notice below...as the Halloween Weekend Snow Storm knocked power out for most of CT.

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

First Tuesdays @ the Gunn Memorial Library

The directors of the ACLU-NW CT Chapter are meeting on Tuesday, November 1st from 5:30-6:30 pm in the Parlor of the Wykeham Room of the Gunn Memorial Library and Museum on the Green in Washington, CT: 5 Wykeham Rd at Route 47 (Green Hill Rd).

Agenda items include: planning for 2012

The meeting is free and open to the public.

Thursday, October 13, 2011

ACLU NW CT Chapter prepares this fall for events, talks, seminars, and friend and fund raisers for 2012. Details to follow.

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

ACLU CT Quarterly Meeting on Oct 1st.

For more information on the next ACLU CT quarterly meeting at the Harwinton Library on Oct 1st please see:

This year's meeting is being held in the Litchfield County town of Harwinton.

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

In Observance of Banned Book Week

A great evening was had by all last Friday, when we read excerpts from various banned books in observance of Banned Book Week, at the Hickory Stick Bookshop; and kudos to bookseller Fran Keilty.


Friday, September 16, 2011

Banned Book Week

Banned book week is coming up. Here in Washington, CT Davyne Verstandig and I will be reading from banned books at the Hickory Stick Book Shop, along with many other interested citizens that evening...


Thursday, August 25, 2011

September 17th is Constitution Day!

September 17th is Constitution Day.
Learn more about it on:

Thursday, August 4, 2011

ACLU NW CT Friend Raiser on 8/7

Chapter Event:

At Red Studio Farm in Washington Green, CT from 3-5, with special guests.....

RSVP: cornetmustich@gmail.com

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Friend Raiser on August 7

Our chapter is planning a friend raiser at my home on August 7 in Washington, CT. More to follow shortly.....

Sunday, June 26, 2011

Summer Fund Raisers in Litchfield County, CT

Our chapter is planning at least 2 fund raisers this summer, one in Washington, CT, and the other in a northern county town like Salisbury, Lakeville or Sharon.

More to follow. Happy Summer!

Saturday, May 21, 2011

Thank you Register Citizen.....

We held our annual meeting and open forum at the Register Citizen's Newsroom Cafe in Torrington, CT. Thank you Matt!
And we've scheduled our next meeting for 7/19 at the Cornwall Village library at 6:30 pm.

Monday, April 25, 2011

5/19: Annual Meeting & Forum on Bullying

ACLU NW CT Chapter's

Annual Meeting on May 19th from 5:30-6:30 pm

6:30-8:30pm Forum on Bullying and Human Rights with a LGBT focus.

Newsroom Cafe of the Register Citizen Newspaper, located at 59 Field St, Torrington, CT.

Monday, April 11, 2011

The Laramie Project @ Gunn on 4/21 @ 6 pm

The ACLU NW CT Chapter is holding a free screening of the film The Laramie Project at the Gunn Memorial Library in Washington, CT , on Thursday, April 21, at 6pm http://www.gunnlibrary.org 860.868.7586

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Three Part Series on Bullying Begins on 3/24/11

The ACLU NWCT Chapter has organized a 3 part series on bullying entitled:

"You Have the Right to be Yourself:

3/24: Psychologist and UConn Professor Nan Taylor, PhD, on domestic violence, bullying, and collective violence at the Gunn Memorial Library in Washington, CT at 6:30pm http://www.gunnlibrary.org/ http://www.aclu-ct.org

4/21: Screening of the awarding winning film The Laramie Project at the Gunn Memorial Library in Washington, CT at 6pm - http://gunnlibrary.com/ http://www.aclu-ct.org

5/19: Open Forum on Bullying with a focus on LGBT bullying at the News Room Cafe at the Register Citizen, 59 Field St, Torrington at 6pm, http://www.aclu.org/getequal

Friday, February 4, 2011

ACLU-NWCT Chapter Meets on 2/22/11 @ 7:15 PM

The ACLU-NWCT Chapter holds its first board meeting of 2011 on Tuesday, February 22, at 7:15 PM, in the Tack Room of the Litchfield Inn, on Bantam Rd (Route 202) on Litchfield, CT. The public is invited to atttend.

Our primary agenda item, besides planning for 2011, is our upcoming 3 part series on domestic violence and bulling taking place on 3/24; 4/21; and 5/19. Details to follow shortly.

Sunday, January 2, 2011


The newly elected directors of the ACLU NWCT chapter met in early December at Red Studio Farm to discuss goals for 2011. One agenda item is an upcoming 3 part series on domestic violence, and bullying planned for the spring. Details to follow. Happy New Year!