City’s Secretive Recruitment Process For New SDPD Chief Falls Short

SAN DIEGO – A coalition of community advocacy groups is calling on San Diego City leaders to have an open and transparent process to hire the next chief of police. The process announced by the city on Tuesday is... Read More

Immigrant Rights

Leading Civil Rights Organizations Settle Discrimination Lawsuit Against the City of Escondido

SAN DIEGO – The ACLU of San Diego and Imperial Counties, Brancart & Brancart, Cooley LLP and the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law are pleased to announce they reached a settlement with the City of... Read More

ACLU Executive Director’s TED Talk: Democracy Must Not Be Spectator Sport

NEW YORK — American Civil Liberties Union Executive Director Anthony D. Romero’s TED was published today. It issued a call to action for Americans to fight against the "bad government" of the Trump administration,... Read More


California School Districts Support Santa Clara County’s Challenge To Trump Executive Orders On Immigration

March 23, 2017 – Dozens of California school districts and leading education organizations today announced the filing of an amicus brief supporting Santa Clara County in its legal challenge to President Trump’s... Read More


In California, We the People Can Protect Our Values and Each Other

By Becca Cramer California is known for being a leader in protecting the rights of LGBTQ people, women, people of color, immigrants, and other marginalized communities. And while we already have great laws in place,... Read More