Monthly Archives: April 2019

ACLU Convenes Second ‘Equity in Action’ Conference to Train Community Leaders, Activists to Advance Social Change

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 26, 2019 CONTACT: Edward Sifuentes [email protected] (619) 501-3408 SAN DIEGO – The ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties will host its second annual Equity in Action conference at the University of San Diego’s Joan B….

Advocates, Families of People Killed by California Police Claim Victory on Use of Force Legislation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 23, 2019 Media Contacts: Zakiya Scott, 704-277-8025, [email protected] Daisy Vieyra, 916-824-3266, [email protected] SACRAMENTO – Today, the California Senate Public Safety Committee voted to pass Senate Bill 230 with substantial amendments, including an amendment requiring that SB…

California Assembly Privacy Committee Kills Consumer Privacy Bill and Only Hears Tech-Sponsored Bills

SACRAMENTO–Today, the California Assembly Privacy Committee will hear only consumer privacy bills promoted by tech companies to weaken the Digital. This comes after AB 1760, a bill to strengthen privacy protections authored by Assemblymember Buffy Wicks and sponsored by civil…

The Immigrant Rights Clinic, Over 40 Organizations File Amicus Brief in Support of Lawsuit Challenging “Operation Streamline”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 22, 2019 CONTACT: Jessica Rofé [email protected] 212-992-7245 Edward Sifuentes [email protected] (619) 501-3408 San Diego, CA: The New York University School of Law’s Immigrant Rights Clinic filed an amicus brief last week on behalf of 42 immigrant…

Federal Court Upholds SB 54, the CA Values Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 18, 2019   MEDIA CONTACT: ACLU SoCal Communications and Media Advisory,[email protected], 213-977-5252. SAN FRANCISCO —Today, the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals rejected the Trump administration’s attempt to suspend the California law SB 54 that limits local…