Richard Schiff is an actor who has appeared in well over 100 films and television shows. Known for his intense craft-like approach to his craft, Richard first appeared in small roles in shows like Cheers, LA Law, and NYPD Blue. In 1999, Richard landed his most memorable role as Toby Ziegler, the White House Communications Director in Aaron Sorkin’s The West Wing. His performance earned him an Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama. He has also played supporting roles in movies like Se7en, Jurassic Park: The Lost World, and Ray. Richard is currently on the National Advisory Board of the Council for a Livable World.
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