Monthly Archives: January 2018

California Bail Reform Coalition Statement on California Court of Appeal Ruling with Implications for Bail Reform

Media Contact: Daisy Vieyra dvieyra@acluca.org, 916-442-1036 x613 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 26, 2018 California Bail Reform Coalition Statement on California Court of Appeal Ruling with Implications for Bail Reform On Thursday, January 25, 2018, the First District Court of Appeal…

ACLU Comment on Governor Brown’s State of the State

Media Contact: Daisy Vieyra dvieyra@acluca.org, 916-442-1036 x613 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 25, 2018 ACLU Comment on Governor Brown’s State of the State SACRAMENTO—Today, Governor Brown delivered his final State of the State Address, highlighting, among many other things, California’s productive…

ACLU Comment on Vote to Reopen Government

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 22, 2018 CONTACT: Gabriela Melendez, 202-906-9605, gmelendez@aclu.org WASHINGTON — In response to today’s vote in favor of a three-week continuing resolution to reopen the government, Lorella Praeli, director of immigration policy and campaigns at the American…

ACLU Statement Regarding Video Showing La Mesa Police Officer Slamming A Handcuffed Student To The Concrete Sidewalk

The ACLU of San Diego and Imperial Counties is gravely disturbed by the recently posted video of the January 19 incident at Helix Charter High School in which a La Mesa police officer is shown slamming a handcuffed student to…

ACLU Questions San Diego Housing Commission’s Decision To Leave Federal Funds On The Table

In an article published today by KPBS, San Diego Housing Commission CEO Rick Gentry referred to a U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) rule that seeks to create a more equitable housing policy as “social engineering.” The policy…