Yearly Archives: 2019

California Set to Pass Landmark Legislation to Save Lives, Reduce the Number of Police Shootings

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 8, 2019 Media Contacts: Zakiya Scott, 704-277-8025, [email protected] Elizeth Virrueta, 626-848-1193, [email protected] Daisy Vieyra, 916-824-3266, [email protected] Sacramento, Calif. – Today, the California Senate passed landmark legislation to strengthen the law on police use of force and…

Federal Court Blocks Trump Administration Policy of Arbitrarily Jailing Asylum-Seekers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 2, 2019 CONTACT: Inga Sarda-Sorensen ACLU National 347-514-3984 [email protected] SEATTLE — A federal court has blocked a Trump administration policy that categorically denies bond hearings to asylum-seekers. The policy, announced April 16 by Attorney General William Barr, targeted…

Ending Poverty Tows (AB 516)

Living in California is already expensive enough: for many working families, it’s almost impossible to afford to live here because of astronomically high housing prices and equally expensive childcare and higher education costs. Towing people’s cars only makes it more…

Job Announcement: Policy Associate

The ACLU Foundation of San Diego & Imperial Counties (ACLUF-SDIC) is seeking a full-time Policy Associate. The ACLUF-SDIC is a not-for-profit 501(c)3 civil liberties and civil rights organization working to advance equality, freedom, and justice, and while there are many…

Job Announcement – Community Liaison – Imperial Valley

The ACLU Foundation of San Diego & Imperial Counties (ACLUF-SDIC) is seeking a full-time Community Liaison for our El Centro office. The ACLUF-SDIC is a not-for-profit 501(c)3 civil liberties and civil rights organization working to advance equality, freedom, and justice,…