Monthly Archives: June 2020

Decertify Abusive Police and Strengthen Civil Liability for Police Violence (SB 731)

Addressing police violence requires re-examining the role of police in our society and re-imagining how to advance public safety by investing in resources for economic development, affordable housing, mental health treatment and crisis that does not involve law enforcement. But…

ACLU Statement on the Supreme Court’s Decision to Uphold DACA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 18, 2020 CONTACT: Nicky Vogt, 610-389-1314, nvogt@aclu.org WASHINGTON — In a 5-4 ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court rejected the Trump administration’s attempt to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program and jeopardize the lives…

ACLU Calls for a Reduction in Population at Imperial Regional Detention Facility During COVID-19 Pandemic

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 12, 2020 CONTACT: Edward Sifuentes, ACLU Foundation of San Diego & Imperial Counties, 619-501-3408, esifuentes@aclusandiego.org IMPERIAL – Today, the ACLU Foundation of San Diego & Imperial Counties (ACLUF-SDIC), together with Cooley LLP, filed a motion for…

ACLU of California Statement on the Governor’s Executive Order on the November General Election

Media Contact: Janine Shimomura 916-824-3266, jshimomura@acluca.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 3, 2020 SACRAMENTO – Today, Governor Newsom issued an executive order to ensure that Californians can exercise their right to vote in a safe, secure and accessible manner during the…

Comunicado de la ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties sobre los toques de queda

PARA PUBLICACIÓN INMEDIATA 31 de mayo, 2020 CONTACTO PARA MEDIOS: Ed Sifuentes, ACLU Foundation of San Diego & Imperial Counties, esifuentes@aclusandiego.org, 619-501-3408 SAN DIEGO – Hoy, varias ciudades y áreas no incorporadas del condado de San Diego dieron órdenes de…