TV Show Host, Comedian
Samantha Bee has the distinction of being the only female host currently on late-night television. She brings her sharply honed political humor to TBS’ Emmy-nominated Full Frontal with Samantha Bee. After performing as a member of the all-female sketch comedy troupe The Atomic Fireballs, she joined The Daily Show with Jon Stewart in 2003. She would go on to become the show’s longest-serving regular correspondent, exposing the absurdity of countless political views along the way. She is also the author of a book of personal essays I Know I Am, But What Are You?, published in 2010 by Simon and Schuster.
ACLU of Southern California
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) defends the fundamental rights outlined in the U.S. Constitution and the Bill of Rights. These include the right to freedom of speech and assembly, the right to religious freedom, due process of law, equality before the law, and the right to privacy. The ACLU of Southern California affiliate has led the charge in some of the most critical events in our nation’s history including advocating for the thousands of interned innocent Japanese American