Monthly Archives: January 2019

Amazon, Microsoft, and Google Pressured Against Selling Facial Recognition to Government

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 15, 2019 CONTACT: Abdullah Hasan, 646-905-8879, [email protected] NEW YORK – A coalition of more than 80 racial justice, faith, and civil, human, and immigrants’ rights groups today sent letters to Microsoft, Amazon, and Google demanding the…

ACLU Comment on Governor Newsom’s Proposal to Lengthen Paid Family Leave in California

Press Contact: Daisy Vieyra, 916.824.3266 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 10, 2019 SACRAMENTO-Today, California Governor Gavin Newsom introduced his budget proposal for the 2019-20 Fiscal Year. Included in the budget was a commitment to expand paid family leave to six months…

ACLU Applauds Governor’s Proposal to Expand Early Education, Calls for Greater School Support Staff Funding

Press Contact: Daisy Vieyra, 916.824.3266 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 10, 2019 The civil liberties organization urges Governor Newsom and the legislature to allocate increased funding for school counselors, psychologists, social workers, and nurses. SACRAMENTO–Just days after being sworn in as…

ACLU Commends Newsom’s Funding Proposal for Emergency Services for Asylum Seekers at the Border

Press Contact: Edward Sifuentes, (619) 501-3408 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 10, 2019 SAN DIEGO–As San Diego County struggles to address a growing migrant shelter crisis, Governor Gavin Newsom today unveiled his proposed budget for the 2019-20 Fiscal Year that includes…

ACLU Response to President Trump’s Speech on Border Security

ACLU Response to President Trump’s Speech on Border Security FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 8, 2019 CONTACT: Mia Jacobs, 201-919-0333 [email protected] WASHINGTON — In response to President Trump’s address on border security tonight, Lorella Praeli, deputy political director at the American…