Monthly Archives: September 2011

Celebrate the Constitution and the Bill of Rights!

September 16th is Constitution Day! On September 17, 1787, the 55 delegates to the Constitutional Convention held their final meeting. Only one item of business occupied the agenda that day: to sign the Constitution of the United States of America….

Happy Constitution Day!

San Diego – September 16, Constitution Day 2011 will be celebrated in more than 430 classes throughout San Diego County with presentations by volunteer attorneys coordinated by the San Diego ACLU. In its fifth year, the ACLU’s Constitutional Civics Program…

San Diego ACLU Recognized for Defending Immigrant Rights

San Diego — In recognition of the San Diego ACLU’s dedication to protecting the rights of immigrants, the Consulate General of Mexico in San Diego will present the local ACLU executive director, Kevin Keenan, with the consulate’s first ever Human…

Board of Supervisors’ New District Map Still Doesn’t Cut It

The San Diego County Board of Supervisors is preparing to announce a new district map that dilutes the African American community’s voting power by fracturing southeast San Diego, dilutes the Latino community’s voting power by dividing Escondido from its sister…

ACLU Calls for Records on “Silent Raids” of California Workplaces

September 8, 2011 A Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request regarding immigration enforcement audits of California workplaces by the federal government was filed today by The ACLU of California (ACLU), the Glass, Molders, Pottery, Plastics & Allied Workers International Union,…