Podcast: Civil & Human Rights Under the Trump Administration

Podcast: Civil & Human Rights Under the Trump Administration

Listen to Anthony Romero, Stewart Kwoh, Rami Nashashibi, and Henry A. J. Ramos discuss challenges and strategies for defending civil and human rights under the Trump administration.

In the third of a multi-part series, Equal Voice Action hosted a virtual panel of leading advocacy experts to address the challenges to civil and human rights presented by the policy agenda of the Trump administration and discuss opportunities and strategies for defending equal rights and opportunity across the U.S.

Moderated by Equal Voice Action Executive Director Henry A. J. Ramos, the panel included Anthony Romero, Executive Director of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)Stewart Kwoh, President and Executive Director of Asian Americans Advancing Justice, Los Angeles (AAAJ-LA); and Rami Nashashibi, Executive Director of the Inner-City Muslim Action Network (IMAN).

Watch the full discussion using the media player above, or listen to the podcast by using the audio player below or by visiting the Equal Voice podcast on iTunes.



Looking for more information on this topic? Check out these resources provided or recommended by our esteemed speakers.

Via the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU):

  • People Power
    • Learn more about a new grassroots member-mobilization project to protect constitutional rights in the Trump era
  • Take Action
    • Explore opportunities to take action on key civil and human rights issues

Via Asian Americans Advancing Justice, Los Angeles (AAAJ-LA):

  • Stand Against Hatred
    • New website collects and tracks incidents of hate targeting the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community
  • Know Your Rights Resources
    • Includes Know Your Rights reference materials in a variety of Asian languages, summaries of recent executive actions affecting immigration, and more
  • Take Action
    • Explore opportunities, trainings, and other resources to take action on key issues, including healthcare and immigration

Via Inner-City Muslim Action Network (IMAN):

  • Visit imancentral.org and follow IMAN on Twitter to learn about opportunities to #FightFearBuildPower in Chicago, Atlanta, and beyond, including weekly Grassroots Power Hours that connect local leaders and organizers