PRESS INQUIRIES AND LIST OF EXPERTS

PRESS INQUIRIES:

Kay Guinane, Director
(202) 481-6927
kguinane (at) charityandsecurity.org

Andrea Hall, Policy Counsel
(202) 930-2276
ahall (at) charityandsecurity.org

CSN Press Releases & Media Advisories

The Charity and Security Network (CSN) is a project of NEO Philanthropy. CSN, its members and work have been featured or appeared in articles by:

On June 21, 2010, a divided U.S. Supreme Court upheld a federal statute that bans support to designated terrorist organizations, even when defined to include conflict mediation, human rights training and peace-building efforts aimed at turning terrorist groups away from violence. That same day the Charity and Security Network and the Constitution Project held a press conference to comment on the ruling.

LIST OF EXPERTS

The Charity and Security Network provides a list of experts with policy, legal and field experience on how national security laws impact nonprofits and the people they serve. To invite them for press interviews, conferences or other speaking events, please contact us.

Note: These experts do not necessarily represent the opinions of the Charity and Security Network. Organizational affiliation is cited for identification purposes only.

Expert Organization Fields of Expertise
Alexander Abdo ACLU  National security, civil liberties
Ahilan Arulanantham ACLU-Southern California Civil liberties, humanitarian aid issues
Nikhil Aziz American Jewish World Service Human rights, international development
Wendell Belew Belew Law Group, Friends of Charity Association International impacts, surveillance
Derek Brown Peace Appeal Foundation Peacebuilding, International, social justice
David Cole  ACLU and Georgetown University Civil Liberties, national security
Mike German Brennan Center for Justice at New York University Law School Civil liberties, surveillance
Melanie Greenberg Alliance for Peacebuilding  Peacebuilding, nonprofit sector
Kay Guinane Charity and Security Network Advocacy, national security laws impacting nonprofits
Shayana Kadidal Center for Constitutional Rights National security, terrorism, detention law
Naz Modirzadeh Harvard Law School-Program on International Law and Armed Conflict  International law, counterterrorism
Dalell Mohmed  KinderUSA Peacebuilding, nonprofit sector
Michael Price The Brennan Center for Justice at New York University Law School National Security
Lisa Schirch Alliance for Peacebuilding Conflict prevention, peacebuilding
Gabor Rona Cardozo Law School International law, human rights
Doug Rutzen International Center for Not-for-Profit Law International nonprofit law, human rights, foreign aid
Sue Udry Defending Rights and Dissent Surveillance, government secrecy issues, civil liberties
Steve Vladeck University of Texas School of Law National security law, constitutional law, international criminal law
Ellen D. Willmott Komen Foundation Legal, nonprofit law, humanitarian aid issues
Ben Wizner ACLU  National security, civil liberties