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Jan 11,2017

Community OrganizerThe ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties (ACLU) seeks a dynamic Community Organizer with at least four years of experience in labor, political and/or community organizing, ballot initiative campaigns or issue campaigns. The Organizer will be responsible for creating a network of civil rights and civil liberty community advocates to advance the... Read More

Jan 10,2017

SACRAMENTO–In response to Governor Jerry Brown’s unveiling of his proposed 2017-18 budget, the American Civil Liberties Union of California’s Center for Advocacy and Policy issued the following statement on behalf of its Center Director, Natasha Minsker:  “We commend Governor Brown for his bold move on driver’s license suspensions, and urge him and the legislature... Read More

Jan 05,2017

by Mica Doctoroff & Kanya BennettPublished originally September 20, 2016.UPDATE: As of January 2017, new protections against policing for profit have taken effect in California. Thanks to a huge coalition effort co-led by the ACLU, California law enforcement can no longer forfeit your cash (if under $40,000) unless they secure a conviction. They also need a... Read More

Dec 09,2016

By Carmen IguinaThis week, California state lawmakers introduced three groundbreaking bills that could prevent thousands of immigrants from being torn from their families, communities, and the lives they built here.SB 6 gives immigrants facing deportation a shot at a fair immigration court hearing by ensuring they have qualified immigration lawyers to represent them.... Read More

Dec 07,2016

SAN DIEGO, CA - The ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties (“ACLU-SDIC”) filed suit in California Superior Court yesterday against e3 Civic High School (“e3”), a charter school located in the downtown San Diego Central Library building. ACLU-SDIC and co-counsel, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP (“Pillsbury”), seek to compel disclosure of documents related to... Read More