Melissa Goodman: The number of women given the opportunity to direct and tell their stories through film is dismally small, yet last year, Hollywood found a way to make that number even smaller.
Daisy Viera: California lawmakers introduced Assembly Bill 3 and Senate Bill 6 to provide legal representation to the state’s immigrant communities who will be targeted by the federal government’s efforts to ramp up deportation programs and go after new classes of people for deportation.
Forum on noncitizen voting Associate Professor of Political Science, Ronald Hayduk, San Francisco State University, author of the seminal work on noncitizen voting Democracy for All: Restoring Immigrant Voting Rights in the United States (Primary speaker) Larry Wilson, Editorial Page Editor, Pasadena Star News (Forum moderator) Dr. Victor Gonzalez, Co-Chair, Pasadenans Empowering Parental Participation in […]
The time is now to take our fight to the Streets, to the Legislature and beyond. Will you join us?
Daisy Vierya: SB 443 establishes stricter standards to protect innocent, vulnerable Californians from having police take and keep their property.
Support civil liberties and join the ACLU for the Laughs for Liberty: Comedy Night at Flappers Burbank fundraiser show with headliner Alonzo Bodden (Winner of Last Comic Standing and NPR’s Wait Wait Don’t Tell Me) this Sunday, July 10, 5 pm.
Diana González: The need for inclusive paid sick leave legislation everywhere in the nation is clear. Nearly 43 million workers in the U.S. – about 38% of working people – do not get paid sick time.
This month’s ACLU panel will discuss legal and financial issues affecting racial minorities and the poor, and how their non-profits are fighting against these blatant injustices.
Abre’ Conner and Novella Coleman: ACLU lawyers are used to taking on injustice and speaking out on behalf of our clients. This time the discrimination happened to us.
Hector Villagra: Children without lawyers were five times more likely to be ordered deported in the nearly 53,000 cases completed between October 2012 and August 2015.
Nicole Ozer: Last year, the privacy and free speech mistakes of tech companies led to tons of embarrassing and costly stories.
As of Friday, January 8th the county did NOT fulfill its promise of 440 beds as the first El Niño storms swept through the OC, leaving people who live outdoors exposed to the elements and at risk of hypothermia and other weather-related hazards.
Catherine Wagner: The cameras are only tools, and the way that LAPD plans to use them would, sadly, undercut the values of transparency, accountability and public trust they are meant to promote.