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ACLU of the District of Columbia. We are devoted to ensuring free speech, equal rights, and other civil liberties in D.C. Press inquiries: media@acludc.org
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ACLU of DC 11h
Criminalizing sex work makes it harder for sex workers to find gainful, alternative, employment as well as find housing.
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ACLU of DC 18h
“Edwards says that the government was so effective in covering up the D.C. lead crisis, that by the time it was exposed the statute of limitations had run out and no charges could be filed.”
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ACLU of DC 21h
ICYMI from Friday, our executive director offers a powerful case for . Equal representation is fundamental to American democracy.
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ACLU of DC Jul 20
Truly chilling. “Researchers have begun to identify correlations between Trump’s election and worsening cardiovascular health, sleep problems, anxiety and stress, especially among Latinos in the United States.”
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ACLU of DC Jul 20
This week marked an alarming escalation of anti-immigrant rhetoric. Check out the ACLU podcast for a summary of the latest and what you can do to protect immigrant’s rights.
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ACLU of DC Jul 20
Excellent read from on D.C’s role in the slave trade and Underground Railroad.
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ACLU of DC Jul 19
ACLU-DC Executive Director on . This is voter suppression plain and simple!
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ACLU of DC Jul 18
Fantastic article on what local organizers and activists from and are doing to advance the sex work decrim legislation.
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ACLU of DC Jul 18
Looking forward to this column this summer!
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ACLU of DC Jul 17
Fascinating obit of Sterling Tucker, civil rights activist and the first chairman under home rule. He lost the 1978 mayor's race to Marion Barry by 1,500 votes
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ACLU Jul 17
We just delivered our petition to Congress, asking them to make the FBI release information on its surveillance of Black activists. The FBI needs to end the unfounded designation of "Black Identity Extremists" altogether.
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ACLU of DC Jul 17
Replying to @DDS_DC @GUUCEDD
This contract was terminated without any input from affected communities or without a plan for how these services will continue after the contract ends on August 31. This is deeply alarming.
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ACLU of DC Jul 17
. is leaving those with intellectual and developmental disabilities in in a bind. It just ended its 14-year contract with , which provided critical services to this community:
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ACLU of DC Jul 16
We agree education is key! If everyone knew 700,000+ residents are denied voting representation while still paying the highest taxes in country, they would agree that is undemocratic and un-American.
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ACLU of DC Jul 16
🍰🥳HAPPY BIRTHDAY ! 229 years young! You know what would be a great gift this year America? ! 🥳🎂
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District Task Force on Jails & Justice Jun 27
How can we reimagine justice in the District? Take this ten minute survey and tell us what you think the future of justice in DC looks like:
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ACLU Jul 15
Today, the Trump administration enacted a ban that effectively eliminates asylum for anyone at the southern border. We will be in court swiftly to stop it.
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ACLU of DC Jul 15
This doesn't discourage us. We have plenty of educating ahead of us for , but we can do it! 💪🏾💪🏿💪🏻
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ACLU Jul 13
🗣 If ICE is in our communities, we still have rights. Watch. Share.
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ACLU of DC Jul 14
“Deanwood residents continue to advocate for repairs and maintenance funds so local families can simply check out a book or swim in the pool on a warm summer day without needing to call first to see if it’s open.” in is worth a read.
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