Santa Ana’s Church of the Foothills welcomes Southern Poverty Law Center speaker

The Southern Poverty Law Center exposes those who advocate hate, such as Lupe Moreno


Church of the Foothills Welcomes an Attorney from the Southern Poverty Law Center

Santa Ana, California (July 31, 2010) – The Church of the Foothills is very pleased to welcome a guest speaker from the Southern Poverty Law Center as part of their ongoing Peace & Justice Speakers Series. The Southern Poverty Law Center is a nonprofit civil rights organization dedicated to fighting hate and bigotry, and to seeking justice for the most vulnerable members of society. James McElroy, an attorney who has tried cases on behalf of SPLC, will be speaking on Sunday August 8th, at 11AM.

Founded as a small civil rights law firm in 1971, the SPLC is now internationally known for tracking and exposing the activities of hate groups. The SPLC was founded to ensure that the promises of the civil rights movement became a reality for all. Since their founding, they’ve won numerous landmark legal victories on behalf of the exploited, the powerless and the forgotten.

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