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Nov 05,2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Nov. 5, 2019 CONTACT: Edward Sifuentes, ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties, 619-501-3408, esifuentes@aclusandiego.org Sandy Young, Jewish Family Service of San Diego, 619-295-7140, sandy@jwalcher.com SAN DIEGO – Today, the ACLU Foundation of San Diego & Imperial Counties (ACLUF-SDIC) filed a class-action lawsuit against the U.S... Read More

Oct 24,2019

By Elizabeth Gill and Bria Brown-King A core aspect of human autonomy and dignity is to be able to make decisions about our own bodies. But each year, doctors around the country continue to perform medically unnecessary, harmful surgeries on intersex infants and children, just to “normalize” their bodies. What this means is that doctors are forcing infants and young... Read More

Oct 15,2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Oct. 15, 2019 CONTACT: Edward Sifuentes esifuentes@aclusandiego.org 619-501-3408 SAN DIEGO – The American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of San Diego & Imperial Counties (ACLUF-SDIC) has published a trove of documents related to the neglect and abuse of unaccompanied immigrant children in U.S. Customs & Border Protection (CBP)... Read More

Oct 10,2019

The ACLU Foundation of San Diego & Imperial Counties (ACLUF-SDIC) is a not-for-profit 501(c)3 civil liberties and civil rights organization working to advance equality, freedom, and justice. While there are many ACLU affiliate offices around the country, our work covers the length of California’s border with Mexico. We work collaboratively with our sister affiliates in... Read More

Sep 18,2019

The following is the testimony delivered by ACLU-SDIC Policy Associate, Chelsey Birgisdóttir, as she spoke before the Public Safety and Liveable Neighborhoods Committee. Good morning, Councilmembers. My name is Chelsey Birgisdottir. I am a policy associate with the ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties. Please keep in mind that the data collected under AB 953 is more... Read More