American Civil Liberties Union

American Civil Liberties Union

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is a [l[non-profit organization]] whose stated mission is "to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed to every person in this country by the Constitution and laws of the United States." It works through litigation, lobbying, and community empowerment. Founded in 1920 by Roger Baldwin, Crystal Eastman, Walter Nelles, Morris Ernst, Albert DeSilver, Arthur Garfield Hays, Jane Addams, Felix Frankfurter, and Elizabeth Gurley Flynn, the ACLU has over 500,000 members and an annual budget of over $100 million. Wikipedia

American Civil Liberties Union

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is a [l[non-profit organization]] whose stated mission is "to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed to every person in this country by the Constitution and laws of the United States." It works through litigation, lobbying, and community empowerment. Founded in 1920 by Roger Baldwin, Crystal Eastman, Walter Nelles, Morris Ernst, Albert DeSilver, Arthur Garfield Hays, Jane Addams, Felix Frankfurter, and Elizabeth Gurley Flynn, the ACLU has over 500,000 members and an annual budget of over $100 million. Wikipedia

Jul 31, 9:20 PM

A federal court has found former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio guilty of criminal contempt for willfully violating a 2011 federal court order that required his agency to stop detaining people based solely on suspected civil immigration violations. Joe Arpaio learned his lesson the hard way no one, not even Americas so-called "toughest sheriff," is above the law.

Aug 1, 0:00 AM

Today is Black Women's Equal Pay Day, when Black women's pay finally catches up to what white men made in 2016.

Jul 29, 1:43 PM

500 high school students are in D.C. training to be the next generation of ACLU activists! #ACLUInstitute2017

Jul 28, 8:30 PM

Untold millions showed us what democracy looks like. Your activism has inspired all of us and will be the key to winning on the many fights to come.

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