The ACLU of Southern California’s annual Bill Of Rights dinner was held at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel on November 13th. Celebrities Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Nikki Reed, Russell Simmons and Ian Somerhalder attended the dinner to help raise money for the ACLU SoCal. Khizr Khan, Frank Cooper III, Joesph Gordon-Levitt, Norman Lear and Catherine Hardwicke were the 2016 Bill oF Rights honorees.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California has been defending the rights guaranteed by the United States Constitution and the Bill of Rights since 1923. The multitude of issues the ACLU SoCal handles include freedom of speech, LGBT equality, immigrant rights, right to religious freedom, due process of law and the right to privacy.