Author Archives: Ferchil Ramos

California is About to Enact One of the Strongest Laws to Prevent Police Shootings

California is About to Enact One of the Strongest Laws to Prevent Police Shootings By Jennifer Rojas California families impacted by police violence, advocates, and allies just made history. Today, Governor Gavin Newsom signed AB 392, the California Act to…

California Families Celebrate as Governor Signs One of the Strongest Police Use of Force Laws in the Country

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 19, 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. – Propelled by the leadership of hundreds of family members whose loved ones were killed by California police…

Our Democracy Needs Everyone, Including People on Parole

Our Democracy Needs Everyone, Including People on Parole By Brittany Stonesifer After a parole board granted Richard Mireles his freedom earlier this year, he was shocked to learn that he still couldn’t cast a vote in California, the state he…

Job Announcement – Organizer

The ACLU Foundation of San Diego & Imperial Counties (ACLUF-SDIC) seeks a dynamic North San Diego County Community Organizer. The Organizer will be responsible for creating a network of civil rights and civil liberty community advocates to advance the ACLU’s…

ACLU Demands Orange County Comply with the California Values Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 25, 2019 CONTACT: ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties, 619-501-3408, [email protected] ACLU SoCal Communications & Media Advocacy, 213-977-5252, communicatio[email protected] ACLU Demands Orange County Comply with the California Values Act Thousands of Operation Streamline Defendants Were…