Interactive Civil Liberties Human Rights Conference ~ Saturday, December 1 ~ VenueSIX10, 610 S. Michigan Avenue, Chicago

Aasif Mandvi

The ACLU of Illinois proud to present Aasif Mandvi as our keynote speaker for ACLU:ENGAGE.

Aasif has been a correspondent for Comedy Central’s The Daily Show since 2006, serving as Senior Muslim Correspondent and Senior Middle East Correspondent, amongst other roles. His work frequently serves to highlight the absurdities in our political system, and shining a light on injustices and intolerance perpetrated by the powerful against powerless individuals and groups.

Aasif often discusses civil liberties issues in his work on the daily show, including ACLU cases. In the clip below, he covers an ACLU of Florida client, Luis Lebron, in a challenge against Florida’s law mandating drug-testing for welfare recipients:

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