Monthly Archives: June 2018

Celebrate Pride Month by Improving California Laws

By Amanda Goad June is Pride month, a month to celebrate the strength and activism of LGBTQ people. Communities across California honor the spirit of Pride every year with parades, marches, and other events. But as we celebrate, it’s also…

Immigrant and Civil Rights Organizations Join Sen. Kamala Harris to Oppose Trump Administration’s Family Separation Policy

SAN DIEGO – The ACLU of San Diego and Imperial Counties and U.S. Sen. Kamala D. Harris (D-CA) will hold a rally and press conference outside the Otay Mesa Detention Center on Friday to denounce the Trump administration’s policy of…

ACLU of San Diego Joins With U.S. Senator Kamala Harris To Speak About Trump Administration’s Policy of Separating Families at the Border

CONTACT: Edward Sifuentes, 619-501-3408 esifuentes@aclusandiego.org WHAT: The ACLU of San Diego and Imperial Counties and U.S. Sen. Kamala D. Harris (D-CA) will hold a rally and press conference outside the Otay Mesa Detention Center on Friday to denounce the Trump…

ACLU Statement on Proposed Trump Executive Order on Family Separation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 20, 2018 CONTACT: Inga Sarda-Sorensen, 212-284-7347, isarda-sorensen@aclu.org NEW YORK — In response to reports that President Trump will issue an executive order on family separation, Anthony D. Romero, executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union,…

Police Militarization (AB 3131)

Every year, billions of dollars’ worth of funding and military equipment flows from the federal government to state and local police departments. Local police have effectively been stockpiling wartime arsenals, with low-income people and people of color bearing the brunt…