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Police Practices

New Bill Limits When California Police Can Use Deadly Force

By: Lizzie Buchen @LizzieBuchen As a nation, we must address the brutal reality and deadly consequences of police violence. We have seen far too many people, particularly Black and brown people, killed by police. We... Read More

Immigrant Rights

After Their Traumatizing Journey, Asylum-Seeking Families Should Not Be Abandoned to Suffer On Our Streets

[caption id="attachment_15487" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Norma Chavez-Peterson, executive director of the ACLU of San Diego and Imperial Counties speaking at a November 19th event at the Saint Jude Shrine of the... Read More

Criminal Justice and Drug Policy

Justice Never Sleeps… and Neither Do We (Kind of)

By: Natasha Minsker Updated October 3, 2018 California’s 2018 legislative session has ended, and we have some huge victories to celebrate! This year, California passed groundbreaking legislation to increase police... Read More

Press Releases

Celebrating the U.S. Constitution in Classrooms Across San Diego County

SAN DIEGO – Monday, Sept. 17 is Constitution Day! Thousands of middle and high school students across San Diego County will better understand the wisdom, complexity and enduring relevance of the United States... Read More

Education Equity

Why Informed Parent and Student Voices Are Needed For LCAP Development

As the new school year begins, students, teachers and parents are settling into old routines. But many people don’t realize the new school year also marks the beginning of a crucial, education planning process that... Read More