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ACLU Condemns El Cajon’s ‘Food Sharing’ Ban and Subsequent Arrests During MLK Holiday Weekend

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jan. 15, 2018 CONTACT: Edward Sifuentes [email protected] 619-501-3408 SAN DIEGO — On Sunday, one day before the national holiday honoring the legacy of a man who believed fervently in equal justice, tolerance, and ‘an inescapable network of…

ACLU Asks City of El Cajon to Reconsider Its ‘Food Sharing’ Ban

SAN DIEGO – A few weeks ago, the City of El Cajon adopted an ordinance prohibiting people and organizations from sharing food with homeless individuals on public property. This needlessly cruel ordinance dampens the spirit of giving this holiday season….

San Diego ACLU Seeks Public Records Related to ECPD Officer’s Shooting of Alfred Olango

SAN DIEGO, CA – In response to community concerns about the conduct of law enforcement leading up to and in the aftermath of the killing of Alfred Olango, the ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties sent public record requests…

Making Things More Fair in CA, One Bill at a Time

OUR GREATEST ACCOMPLISHMENTS California now has some of the strongest protections against policing for profit in the country Working with a broad coalition of racial justice, immigrants’ rights, labor, and civil libertarian organizations, we sponsored and passed SB 443, a…

San Diego ACLU Seeks Answers Related to Arrests at a Peaceful Vigil at Site of Alfred Olango Killing

SAN DIEGO – In response to a video post by a community member at what appears to be a peaceful vigil at the site of the killing of Alfred Olango, the ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties sent a letter…