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The Bail Trap: American Ransom

Monday Oct 25 – 6:30 pm – OMNI Center Movie and discussion led by Jon Comstock, Sponsored by OMNI and NWA’s Liberty Initiative Money bail is one of the main feeders of America’s mass incarceration system – and yet something most Americans know very little about. Brave New Films is producing a series of short films to change that. The money bail system is broken: Low-income Americans are sitting in jails for days, months, and even over a year simply because they can’t afford to pay bond amounts. The reality is that a great many people are in our county […]


ACLU Voter Rights Program Live from the source!

Sunday, Oct 1 at 6 pm at Good Shepherd Lutheran  On October 1st, People Power – the ACLU’s grassroots mobilization program – will launch a new campaign focused on organizing local communities to protect and expand our fundamental right to vote. The plan is simple: organize THOUSANDS of grassroots events in communities all across the U.S. We’ll be ready to fight back against attacks on our voting rights and put pressure on our lawmakers to expand this fundamental pillar of our free society.


A Soldier In Our Midst: Pride for Some, Pain for Others

Saturday Sept 9 – 12:00 noon-2:00 pm Walmart Auditorium in the Shewmaker Center for Workforce Technologies, NWACC Campus, One College Drive, Bentonville WHAT DO YOU THINK? You and I have an opportunity to demonstrate to each other that we have the courage and fortitude to listen to each other – even when we have different opinions on the subject. The Confederate Soldier on the Bentonville Square is worth a healthy conversation – don’t you think? Is it really only all about “move it” or “keep it”? Can we not expand the discussion to how to best to assure respect and […]