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Jan 21,2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 4, 2019 Contact: Edward Sifuentes, ACLUF of San Diego & Imperial Counties, 619-501-3408, esifuentes@aclusandiego.org SAN DIEGO — Yesterday, the ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties (ACLU-SDIC) released a commissioned report analyzing records from the San Diego Police Department and the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department that... Read More

Jan 15,2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jan. 15, 2020 CONTACT: Edward Sifuentes ACLUF of San Diego & Imperial Counties 619-501-3408 esifuentes@aclusandiego.org SAN DIEGO – U.S. District Court Judge Dana Sabraw on Tuesday granted the ACLU Foundation of San Diego & Imperial Counties’ (ACLUF-SDIC) motions for class certification and a preliminary injunction in the lawsuit, Doe... Read More

Dec 10,2019

By Eve Garrow After she became homeless, Callie Rutter entered “Bridges at Kraemer Place,” an emergency shelter that promises to “connect participants to housing as quickly as possible.” For her, however, the shelter has been a bridge to nowhere. The program claims to place residents in a home in six months or less. But Callie has lived at the shelter—a... Read More

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