Apr 17,2018

Sacramento - Today, the California Senate Committee on Public Safety approved legislation to open police use of force and misconduct records with five senators voting in support of the measure. In response, the bill’s co-sponsors issued the following statement: We are thrilled to see SB 1421 (Skinner) move forward and stand united in our belief that California must end... Read More

Apr 10,2018

Contract Position Field Canvassers The American Civil Liberties Union of San Diego and Imperial Counties (ACLU-SDIC) seeks to contract with motivated and outgoing individuals to join our voter engagement program as field canvassers. This will be a non-partisan effort to engage ACLU members around the importance of the district attorney and ACLU’s Smart Justice platform.... Read More

Apr 06,2018

SAN DIEGO – A broad cross-section of San Diego County leaders will hold a news conference on Tuesday to call on the County Board of Supervisors to vote against joining the Trump administration’s lawsuit against the State of California. On March 6, 2018, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions filed a lawsuit targeting the landmark California Values Act (SB 54) and two... Read More

Apr 06,2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 6, 2018CONTACT: Gabriela Melendez, 202-906-9605, [email protected] WASHINGTON — The Justice Department announced today that it is implementing a “zero-tolerance” policy to prosecute immigrants entering the U.S. at the border. Cecillia Wang, American Civil Liberties Union deputy legal director, said: “Attorney General Sessions’... Read More

Apr 04,2018

SACRAMENTO—Today, California lawmakers introduced groundbreaking legislation to hold police accountable and protect communities from police use of force and misconduct. In response, Peter Bibring, Police Practices Director with the ACLU of California, issued the following statement: “Today, California legislators heard and responded to the community’s call for... Read More