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Dr. Tom Guild to speak to Canadian County Democrats April 13 on life, liberty and health

posted Mar 23, 2015, 9:17 PM by Jody Harlan   [ updated May 31, 2016, 9:58 PM ]


Canadian County, Okla. --  Dr. Tom uild will be the featured speaker at the Canadian County Democrats’ regular monthly meeting at 7 p.m. on Monday, April 13.

Dr. Guild’s presentation titled ““Life, Liberty, and Health in Oklahoma” will focus current political climate in Oklahoma.

The meeting will be held at the Yukon Police Department located at 100 S. Ranchwood Boulevard.

Seating is free and open o the public on a first come, first served basis.

Dr. Guild is professor emeritus at the University of Central Oklahoma and a founder the Brennan Society of Oklahoma.
 
The Brennan Society is named in honor of U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice William J. Brennan, who led the court in taking important steps forward with issues such as voter rights, women’s rights, privacy rights, racial integration and social justice.

The Brennan Society meets each month in Edmond and encourages progressives to become members of the group, which strives to build a more compassionate, community driven and competent government in Oklahoma. For more information, visit https://brennansociety.wordpress.com/author/brennansociety/

Dr. Guild taught 27 years at the University of Central Oklahoma in Edmond and three years at Oklahoma City University. He earned a bachelor of arts in political science with a minor in Spanish from the University of Oklahoma in Norman and his juris doctor degree in law from Southern Methodist University in Dallas. 

He has served as a national, state and local officer in the American Association of University Professors and started three charitable funds: Tommy’s Fund, to help underprivileged children at Payne Elementary School in Wichita, where he attended kindergarten and first grade; the Guild Scholarship at UCO for those planning a career in law or public service; and Hometown Heroes to assist veterans with the costs of attending colleges in central Oklahoma.
The Canadian County Democrats will meet from at 7 p.m. on the second Monday of each month (except December) at the Yukon Police Department located at 100 S. Ranchwood Boulevard.

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