Yearly Archives: 2018

Keep Kids in School Act (SB 607)

All students have the right to a quality education regardless of who they are or what they look like. But a 2017 study by UCLA found that California students lost over 250,000 days of instruction because of disruption/defiance suspensions during…

Governor Brown Signs Landmark Police Reform Legislation Sponsored by ACLU of California

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 30, 2018 Contact: Daisy Vieyra, 805-612-4710   Governor Brown Signs Landmark Police Reform Legislation Sponsored by ACLU of California California will soon make police misconduct records available to the public and ensure police departments release of…

ACLU Commends Governor for Signing AB 1584 into Law

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sept. 27, 2018 CONTACT: Edward Sifuentes esifuentes@aclusandiego.org (619) 501-3408 SAN DIEGO – The ACLU Foundation of San Diego & Imperial Counties issued the following statement about Gov. Jerry Brown’s signing of Assembly Bill 1584, a measure that…

Contract Phone Bankers

The ACLU Foundation of San Diego and Imperial Counties (ACLUF-SDIC) seeks to contract with motivated and outgoing individuals to join our voter engagement program as phone bankers. This will be a non-partisan effort to engage ACLU members around the importance…

Gender Health in Foster Care (AB 2119)

Transgender and gender nonconforming (TGNC) youth are significantly overrepresented in California’s foster care system. Unfortunately, some personnel, caregivers, and providers harbor the same biases and misinformation that jeopardize these young people in their families and communities, subjecting them to unstable…