The event will feature Joe Cohn, the Legislative and Policy Analyst for FIRE, speaking on Student Rights on campus and their importance.
"Today marks a year since Modesto Junior College stopped Robert Van Tuinen from distributing copies of the Constitution. Thankfully, because of his collaboration with FIRE to challenge the campus policy, students at Modesto Junior College no longer find their right to engage in free speech restricted to a tiny so called "free speech zone. " said Joe Cohn.
"I think it's great that clubs at bring in speakers to talk about student rights. I believe that more students need to know their rights not only as American citizens, but as students. The more students that know their right not only make them selves better, but the college as a whole.” said John Westberg, Vice-President of Communications Associated Students of MJC, “Rights are the most important information a student can learn. Knowing what is a right, how the constitution protects it, and the values of these rights will benefit the students life as a whole.”
This event is open to students, faculty and members of the community. YAL will also be celebrating MJC's campuses being open for free speech.
Young Americans for Liberty at Modesto Junior College is a non-partisan student group whose mission is to engage the students of MJC in the ideas of a free society while fostering social acceptance in addition to promoting personal and economic freedom. Liberty for all. YAL meets every Wednesday at 5:30pm in Forum 101 on MJC's East Campus.
Young Americans for Liberty is the continuation of Students for Ron Paul and a network of more than 500 chapters nationwide. YAL seeks to recruit, train, educate, and mobilize students on the ideals of
Rob Van Tuinen