Date: February 16, 2013
Time: 9:00 am  to  5:00 pm

St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church is hosting a conference on “The Assault on Human Rights.” The program begins Friday at 7:30 pm with a keynote address, “The Legacy of the Civil Rights Movement,” by retired Auburn University professor Jim Taylor.

The Saturday workshops that begin at 9 am include the Rev. Janie Spahr (marriage equality), Bob Libal (immigration rights and mass incarceration), Greg Casar (workers’ rights),  Susan Hays (gender-based discrimination), and June Lorenzo (rights of indigenous people). The conference will conclude with a discussion on why political organizing and activism matters.

Suggested donation is $10; no one turned away for lack of funds. For more information, call (512) 251-0698 or email

Register online.

Location: St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 14311 Wells Port Drive (exit off I-35, west on Wells Branch Parkway)