ACLU town hall meeting in Peoria Nov. 15


American Civil Liberties Union, Peoria Chapter

Jeff Johnson, President; Jimena Lopez, Vice President



CONTACT: Jeff Johnson, 309.397.4772;

Jimena Lopez, 309.573.3283;


ACLU of Illinois to hold “We The People” Town Hall meetings in Peoria and Bloomington-Normal in November


The ACLU of Illinois will hold town hall events, titled “We the People,” in Peoria and Bloomington, Illinois in November at the following times and locations:


Wednesday, November 15, 6 p.m.
Grand Army of the Republic Memorial Hall
416 Hamilton Blvd.
Peoria, IL 61602

Wednesday, November 29, 7 p.m.
The Chateau Bloomington Hotel & Conference Center
1621 Jumer Dr.
Bloomington, IL 61704

The ACLU wants to hear civil liberties concerns both nationally and locally from the audiences, and will share challenges it sees in the coming years. ACLU of Illinois Executive Director Colleen Connell will discuss the state of civil liberties under the Trump administration and contribute to the conversation at the events.


For more information click here ( or contact the ACLU at  The events are free and open to the public.


An additional event scheduled for the Bloomington-Normal area will be hosted by the League of Women Voters of McLean County. Edwin Yohnka, Illinois ACLU Director of Communications and Public Policy, will speak on “Civil Liberties in the Trump Era” at 7 pm on November 8, at the Normal Public Library’s Community Room, 206 W College Ave, Normal, IL.




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