Jun 01,2020

The ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties stands in solidarity with our Black community and many others who condemn police brutality and demand police accountability and justice. We the People deserve fair policing. The time is now to come together to do the difficult work to ensure that We the People truly means all of us. The events of the past week have been both... Read More

May 31,2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 31, 2020 MEDIA CONTACT: Ed Sifuentes, ACLU Foundation of San Diego & Imperial Counties,, 619-501-3408 SAN DIEGO – Today, several cities and certain unincorporated areas in San Diego County enacted curfews following demonstrations held to protest the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minn., and the deaths... Read More

May 21,2020

By: Brittany Stonesifer @ACLU_NorCal and Christina Fletes @ChristinaFletes As the coronavirus continues to spread, California’s elected officials must take swift action to protect the November elections. With many social distancing measures still in effect, there will almost certainly be far fewer locations where Californians can vote in person. We must develop a plan... Read More

May 21,2020

[caption id="attachment_16786" align="aligncenter" width="700"] Letters sent to various organizations and institutions authored by ACLU-SDIC and others.[/caption] By Edward Sifuentes SAN DIEGO – The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted the lives of millions of people around the world. It has been especially devastating for the most vulnerable in our society: people of... Read More

May 05,2020

Good Morning Board Chair Jacob and Supervisors Cox, Gaspar, Fletcher and Desmond. My name is Esmeralda Flores. I am the Immigrant Rights and Binational Affairs Advocate for the ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties. The ACLU is a proud member of the Invest in San Diego Families Coalition. We are here to today to urge the Board of Supervisors to ensure that San Diego... Read More