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Oct 16,2017

SAN DIEGO – The ACLU of San Diego and Imperial Counties (ACLU SDIC) will join with Pilgrim United Church of Christ on Sunday to present “White Perspectives on Understanding and Ending White Privilege,” a panel discussion on race and reconciliation featuring the Reverend Robert Wright Lee IV, the great-great-great-great-nephew of Confederate Army General Robert E.... Read More

Oct 15,2017

SACRAMENTO—Today, Governor Brown signed Senate Bill 31, the California Religious Freedom Act, a bill introduced by Senator Ricardo Lara (D-Bell Gardens) to ensure the state of California never participates in a federal Muslim registry. The bill also bars localities from creating their own versions of registries, such as the “Muslim mapping” plan the Los Angeles Police... Read More

Oct 09,2017

The ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties (ACLU-SDIC) is seeking a full-time Communications Associate to provide critical support for the ACLU-SDIC Communications Department efforts to develop and disseminate strategic messages that serve to broaden the ACLU’s reach and influence and mobilize informed support for our mission.The ideal candidate for this position will... Read More

Oct 06,2017

SACRAMENTO – Today, Governor Jerry Brown signed into law landmark legislation to reform outdated laws that unfairly criminalized and stigmatized people living with HIV. Senate Bill (SB) 239 was authored by Sen. Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) and Asm. Todd Gloria (D-San Diego) and cosponsored by Equality California, the ACLU of California, APLA Health, Black AIDS Institute,... Read More

Oct 05,2017

SACRAMENTO–Today, Governor Brown signed SB 54, the California Values Act, a bill introduced by Senate President pro Tempore Kevin De León (D-Los Angeles) to protect the rights of immigrants living in the state. In response, Jennie Pasquarella, Immigrants’ Rights Director with the ACLU of California, had this to say:“Today, Governor Brown acknowledged the voice and... Read More