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First Amendment Panel presentation

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Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

The New England First Amendment Coalition will present its ongoing community conversation, “First Amendment and the Free Press,” from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, November 6, at the Providence Community Library, Olneyville Branch, 1 Olneyville Square in Providence, R.I.

This event is free and open to the public. Registration is required by calling 401.421.4084 x4301 or emailing

Here are the panelists and moderator:

STEVEN BROWN | Brown is executive director of the ACLU of Rhode Island and has served in the role for more than 30 years. He also served as executive director of the Iowa Civil Liberties Union and worked at the Philadelphia ACLU.

STEPH MACHADO | Machado joined WPRI in June 2015 as a reporter. She covers politics and general assignment news, holding government officials accountable at the Rhode Island State House and tracking crime and punishment in Southern New England.

TOM MOONEY | Mooney has been a reporter for 28 years, the last 23 years for The Providence Journal covering news locally, nationally and abroad. His stories have won regional and national recognition, including as a Pulitzer Prize finalist.

G. WAYNE MILLER (moderator) | Miller is a staff writer at The Providence Journal and a Visiting Fellow at Salve Regina University’s Pell Center for International Relations and Public Policy, where he is co-founder and director of the Story in the Public Square program.

Contact Information
Joseph Morra
(401) 421-4084 x4301
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Sponsored by: 
New England First Amendment Coalition (NEFAC)