Archivos del Autor: Ferchil Ramos

California Set to Pass Landmark Legislation to Save Lives, Reduce the Number of Police Shootings

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 8, 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. – Today, the California Senate passed landmark legislation to strengthen the law on police use of force and…

Federal Court Blocks Trump Administration Policy of Arbitrarily Jailing Asylum-Seekers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 2, 2019 CONTACT: Inga Sarda-Sorensen ACLU National 347-514-3984 [email protected] SEATTLE — A federal court has blocked a Trump administration policy that categorically denies bond hearings to asylum-seekers. The policy, announced April 16 by Attorney General William Barr, targeted…

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…