Author Archives: Ferchil Ramos

Job Announcement: Policy Associate

The ACLU Foundation of San Diego & Imperial Counties (ACLUF-SDIC) is seeking a full-time Policy Associate. The ACLUF-SDIC is a not-for-profit 501(c)3 civil liberties and civil rights organization working to advance equality, freedom, and justice, and while there are many…

Job Announcement – Community Liaison – Imperial Valley

The ACLU Foundation of San Diego & Imperial Counties (ACLUF-SDIC) is seeking a full-time Community Liaison for our El Centro office. The ACLUF-SDIC is a not-for-profit 501(c)3 civil liberties and civil rights organization working to advance equality, freedom, and justice,…

California Bill to Reduce Police Killings, Hold Officers Accountable Advances in Legislature

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 29, 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 – Today, the California Assembly voted to pass Assembly Bill 392: The California Act to Save Lives, critical legislation…

Abortion: The Hate Stops Here

Jennifer Chou (ACLU Northern California, Staff Attorney, Advocacy), Ruth Dawson (ACLU Southern California, Staff Attorney, Advocacy), & Amanda Le (ACLU San Diego & Imperial Counties, Policy Associate, Advocacy) Since January, politicians (overwhelmingly male) have passed laws severely restricting abortions in…

California Assembly Approves Eliminating Co-Pays in Prisons and Jails

For Immediate Release May 23rd, 2019 Press Contact: Terence Long: [email protected] 510-936-0344 Sacramento, CA – Today, California’s Assembly passed Assembly Bill 45, authored by Assemblymember Mark Stone (D-Monterey Bay) with a vote of 44 to 19. AB 45 eliminates medical…