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Democratic Club presents monthly guest speaker

By Staff | Jan 11, 2019

The Democratic Club of the Islands will host its monthly meeting on Jan. 17, with guest speaker Florida Weekly columnist Roger Williams focusing on the First Amendment.

A Naples exhibit of l00 AP photos of WWII helped him focus his own writing and thinking about freedom of speech, the value and power of the First Amendment.

Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions regarding journalistic strategies to impart information and how to be an active part of the process of imparting information.

Williams graduated from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism. He has worked at the Asbury Park Press, The News-Press, New Times in Broward County and now Florida Weekly, where he has served as the paper’s columnist and general assignment writer since its inception in 2007.

The meeting will take place at 7 p.m. at The Community House on Sanibel.

It is free and open to the public.

For more information, contact 239-634-4295 or demclubislands@gmail.com.

The Community House is at 2l73 Periwinkle Way.