Mission, Vision, Values

Mission

The ACLU of San Diego and Imperial Counties fights for individual rights and fundamental freedoms for all through education, litigation, and policy advocacy.

Vision

We envision a society where fairness prevails and where liberty and justice exist for all.

Core Value

As a nonpartisan organization committed to fulfilling the aspirations of the Bill of Rights, the ACLU of San Diego and Imperial Counties believes in:

  • The dignity and equality of every human being
  • Vigilance against abuse of power
  • The principled approach rather than the convenient one when individuals’ rights are at stake
  • Speaking truth to power even when it is unpopular to do so
  • Fairness and respect in human and organizational interactions
  • An educated and participatory public

The ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties fights for individual rights and fundamental freedoms for all through education, litigation, & policy advocacy.