"My Daily Constitution continues, a week-long, city-wide public art project dedicated to the collective exploration and interpretation of who “we the people” really are and what the Constitution says about us and does for us.

All events are free and open to the public. For complete event information, go to www.mydailyconstitution.org.


Wednesday, Sept. 20

7:00 p.m. — 9:00 p.m.

Constitution Debate: “The Arsenal Tech High School Constitution Team.” This award-winning team will debate the merits of a constitutional government vs. an autocratic or dictatorial government.

Where: Spades Park Library 1801 Nowland Avenue

Thursday, Sept. 21

12:00 p.m. — 1:00 p.m.

Constitution Café: “Taking private property for public use: When and how should the power of eminent domain be employed?”

Hosts: Abdul Hakim Shabazz (1430) & Jeffrey Stake (IU Law)

Where: Shapiro’s Downtown,

808 S. Meridian St.

7:00 p.m. — 9:00 p.m.

Constitution Café: “The War Powers Clause and the U.S. Constitution Today”

Hosts: Andy Jacobs & John Clark

Where: Indiana Historical Society, 450 West Ohio St.

Friday, Sept. 22

12:00 p.m. — 1:00 p.m.

Constitution Café: “Who’s First Amendment? Reclaiming the Public Interest in Our Media”

Hosts: Sheila Kennedy (SPEA) & Andrea Price (Public Access of Indianapolis)

Where: Indiana Repertory Theatre, 140 W. Washington St.

8:00 p.m. — 10:00 p.m.

Constitution Café: “Liberty, Equality, and LGBT Rights”

Hosts: Ellen Anderson (IUPUI) & Gary Welsh (Advance Indiana)

Where: Outward Bound Books: 625 North St.

Saturday, Sept. 23

10:00 am — 12:00 p.m.

Constitution Café: (English/Spanish) “Do U.S. Constitutional Rights Extend to Non Citizens?”

Hosts: María Pabón López (IU-I Law) and Teo Cain (local organizer)

Where: St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 317 N. New Jersey St.

1:00 p.m. — 2:00 p.m.

Organization for Neighborhood Empowerment Bus Tour: “Case Study: Air Quality Indianapolis — A tour of an East Side Neighborhood” This bus tour will visit the neighborhood surrounding the Citizens Gas & Coke manufacturing plant on the east side of Indianapolis.

Where: Family Center, Christian Park, 4200 English Ave.

2:00 p.m. — 4:00 p.m.

Constitution Café: “Public Participation in Environmental Regulation: Theory vs. Reality”

Hosts: Michael Sutherlin (Hoosier Environmental Council) & Dick van Frank

Where: Family Center, Christian Park, 4200 English Ave.

5:00 p.m. — 7:00 p.m.

Constitution Café: “Constitution Who? Constitutional issues about Students and Young People.”

Hosts: Jacquelyn Bowie-Seuss (ACLU-IN) & Warren Watson (J Ideas)

Where: Glendale Library, 6101 N. Keystone Ave.

7:00 p.m. — 9:00 p.m.Hip Hop Poetry Slam and Open Mic:

“Constitution Who?” Featuring DJ Dicky Fox

Where: Glendale Mall, First Floor Indoor Court

Sunday, Sept. 24

My Daily Constitution Film Festival

11:00 am Control Room: A documentary about the world’s perception of America?s war with Iraq, with an emphasis on Al Jazeera’s coverage.

1:00 p.m. Persons of Interest: A documentary about the detention of Muslim-Americans in the wake of 9/11.

2:30 p.m. Our Brand Is Crisis: Documentary about US political pros designing an election campaign in Bolivia.

Where: Indianapolis Museum of Art, 4000 Michigan Road

4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Constitution Café: “The Right to Vote and American Constitutional Democracy”

Hosts: Rod Bohannan (Indiana Legal Services) & Amos Brown (WTLC-AM)

Where: Bethel AME Church, 414 W. Vermont St.



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