This event is hosted by Cedar Lane Unitarian Universalist Church (CLUUC).
Join CLUUC for coffee and a free talk with Ralph G. Neas. Over the past 35 years, Ralph Neas has served as the CEO of the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights, People For the American Way, the National Coalition on Health Care, and the Generic Pharmaceutical Association. From 1973 - 1980, Neas served as chief counsel first to Republican Senator Edward W. Brooke and then to Republican Senator David Durenberger, Currently, Neas is working on a project to promote bipartisan election reform. Neas is best known for directing more than two dozen national campaigns that marshaled strong bipartisan majorities to strengthen and protect the nation's civil rights laws during the Reagan-Bush presidencies, and for chairing the national coalition that helped defeat the Supreme Court nomination of Robert Bork. He is writing a book about those experiences. He will speak about emerging initiatives to reform the election process.