Monthly Archives: May 2020

ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties Statement on Curfews

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 31, 2020 MEDIA CONTACT: Ed Sifuentes, ACLU Foundation of San Diego & Imperial Counties, esifuentes@aclusandiego.org, 619-501-3408 SAN DIEGO – Today, several cities and certain unincorporated areas in San Diego County enacted curfews following demonstrations held to…

Vote by Mail Not Enough, California Must Also Require Minimum Number of In-person Polls for November Elections

By: Brittany Stonesifer @ACLU_NorCal and Christina Fletes @ChristinaFletes As the coronavirus continues to spread, California’s elected officials must take swift action to protect the November elections. With many social distancing measures still in effect, there will almost certainly be far…

A Closer Look: During COVID-19 Pandemic, the ACLU Remains Vigilant

By Edward Sifuentes SAN DIEGO – The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted the lives of millions of people around the world. It has been especially devastating for the most vulnerable in our society: people of color, people who are incarcerated and…

Prevent Expansion of Facial Recognition Tech (Oppose AB 2261)

Face recognition is an inherently authoritarian technology that makes all of us less safe and less free. AB 2261 is opposed by the ACLU of California and a wide coalition of civil rights organizations because it would lead to an…

Protect Essential Workers, Expand Access to Paid Leave (AB 3216)

AB 3216 addresses the urgent need to enable California to recover from COVID-19, prevent recurring outbreaks, and move toward economic recovery by allowing workers to care for themselves and their families. What does AB 3216 do? Provides 3 days of…