Several University of New Mexico departments are partnering with ACLU of New Mexico to put on a free speech event. 

"Free Speech in the Age of Trump: Challenges, Threats and Dilemmas that Divide" takes place Wednesday, May 2 from 12-1:15 p.m. in the Frank Waters Room of Zimmerman Library. 

ACLU of New Mexico Executive Director Pete Simonson will be presenting. Simonson joined the ACLU of New Mexico in late-2000. Prior to joining the ACLU, he worked for a variety of immigrant rights organizations in Albuquerque. He earned his Ph.D. in cultural anthropology from the University of Michigan and worked for several years in sustainable development and ethnographic research in the Dominican Republic and Costa Rica.

The event is free and open to the public. It is being sponsored by the Department of Political Science, the Institute for Social Research, the Center for the Study of Voting Elections and Democracy, Center for Health Policy and the American Civil Liberties Union of New Mexico.