Monthly Archives: August 2019

FALL 2020 FELLOWSHIP OPPORTUNITY

The ACLU Foundation of San Diego & Imperial Counties (ACLUF-SDIC) is a not-for-profit 501(c)3 civil liberties and civil rights organization working to advance equality, freedom, and justice. While there are many ACLU affiliate offices around the country, our work covers…

California Is Pushing People Deeper into Poverty by Towing Their Cars for Non-Safety Reasons

California Is Pushing People Deeper into Poverty by Towing Their Cars for Non-Safety Reasons By Maya Ingram Living in California is already expensive enough for working families – paying rent, paying for childcare, putting food on the table, etc. –…

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…