1st Amendment & Free Press — Olneyville Library

(11.6) The New England First Amendment Coalition will present its ongoing community conversation, “First Amendment and the Free Press,” Wednesday at the Olneyville Library. Speakers include: Steven Brown, Steph Machado, and Tom Mooney. The ProJo’s G. Wayne Miller is the moderator. (Facebook event.)

NEFAC offers discussions on journalism and the First Amendment as part of its Featured Speaker Program, launched in January 2018 to help increase First Amendment education in high schools, college classrooms and community centers. Since the program’s creation, NEFAC has provided more than 40 presentations throughout the region.

Seen here is “Federal Hall, Seat of Congress” 1790, by Amos Doolittle, courtesy of the Library of Congress. Federal Hall, originally New York’s city hall, served as the first capitol building of the United States. The Bill of Rights was introduced there.

Free and open to the public, 6:30pm to 8pm, Wednesday, November 6, Olneyville Library, One Olneyville Square, (directions)

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