Video Archive

Video recordings of past events are now available on our YouTube channel here.

The immigration crisis: What can one community do?

Holiday Inn Gainesville-University Center 1250 West University Avenue, Gainesville, FL

with Richard MacMaster, coordinator of Gainesville’s Interfaith Alliance for Immigration Justice September 13th from 11:30 pm - 1:00 pm Note: Luncheons will now be held at the Holiday Inn Gainesville-University Center, 1250 West University Avenue Join guest speaker Richard MacMaster as he discusses our communities' response to the immigration crisis over the last dozen years.…

Human Trafficking and Child Advocacy: How Does It All Work?

Online (ZOOM)

with Sherry Kitchens, Ed.S. LMFT May 10th from 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Sherry Kitchens, Ed.S. LMFT is the President/CEO of the Child Advocacy Center in Gainesville, FL and has led the organization since 2005. Sherry graduated in 1992 from Emory University with her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology with a minor in Sociology. She obtained…

2021 Brechner Freedom of Information Center Award Winner

Online (ZOOM)

with Reuters news service April 12th from 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm The Joseph L. Brechner Freedom of Information Award is an annual $3,000 cash award, sponsored by The Brechner Center. The award recognizes excellence in reporting about freedom of information, access to government-held information, or the First Amendment. A spokesperson from this year's winner,…

Lies, Damn Lies and Insurrection

Online (ZOOM)

with Gary Edinger February 8th from 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Summary: Well isn't that some crazy sh*t?! The President's speech and the insurrection at the Capital provide a great, if tragic, lesson in civics and the First Amendment. From the perspective of a First Amendment litigator, some of that day's activities were clearly protected…

A Torah Guideline: “Save one life, you save the world”

Online (ZOOM)

Defending Human Rights One Asylum Case at a Time with UF Professor emeritus of anthropology, Allan Burns January 11th from 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Summary: The work of an expert witness in asylum and deportation cases includes documenting the conditions of violent and dangerous parts of the world today and testifying about those conditions.…

Alachua County is Florida’s First County More Than Alphabetically

Online (ZOOM)

With educator and activist Jim Notestein December 14th from 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Exhibits to accompany the presentation: Document A Document B Document C 1-4 Jim came to Gainesville in 1961 to attend the University of Florida. In 1971 he received a master’s degree in architecture and city planning. Between 1981 and 1987 he…

Erasing Gainesville’s spirit of place

Online (ZOOM)

With architect, educator, artist, and activist Kim Tanzer November 9th from 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Kim Tanzer served as Dean and Edward E. Elson Professor at the University of Virginia School of Architecture from 2009-2014, and retired as Professor Emerita in 2016. Prior to her service at U Va. she taught architecture at the…

Pamela Marsh

Online (ZOOM)

Pamela Marsh, President of the First Amendment Foundation October 12th from 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Pamela Marsh is the President of the First Amendment Foundation, a non-profit that believes government openness and transparency are critical to citizen trust and participation in our democratic society. Pamela served as the U.S. Attorney for the Northern District…

Joe Little

Online (ZOOM)

Joe Little, emeritus professor of law at UF September 14th @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm For the first talk of the new season, emeritus professor of law Joe Little will discuss several topics of interest including: 1. Six proposals to amend the Florida Constitution 2. Six proposals to amend the Alachua County Home Rule…