Ramona Ripston

Executive Director, American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California

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Executive Director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California since 1972

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Ramona Ripston is retiring today after 40 years as executive director of the ACLU of Southern California.

Ramona Ripston Retires as Executive Director of the Southern California ACLU

Ramona Ripston is retiring today after 40 years as executive director of the ACLU of Southern California.

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Ramona Ripston  may not be a household name to Southern Californians, but for 36 years she had led the local chapter of the  American Civil Liberties Union,  which definitely is.

New Building Honors ACLU’s Ramona Ripston

Ramona Ripston may not be a household name to Southern Californians, but for 36 years she had led the local chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union, which definitely is.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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