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News Release, Published: 
Thursday, August 18, 2022
The American Civil Liberties Union, along with 12 ACLU state affiliates and represented by Cooley LLP, filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court today urging the court to uphold the constitutionality of the Indian Child Welfare Act.
Friday, August 12, 2022
This rise in mass incarceration is a result of decades of “tough on crime” policies, mandatory minimums and harsh sentencing practices leading to the growth of the prison industrial complex.  
Thursday, August 4, 2022
Reporting to the Development Director, this vital position will provide administrative support to the Development team, provide stakeholder customer service, support department events, and maintain database records.
Wednesday, August 3, 2022
The Supreme Court’s shameful ruling overturning Roe v. Wade will have a devastating impact on the lives of millions of people – falling most quickly and heavily on marginalized people: people of color, those trying to make ends meet, young people, and undocumented immigrants.  
News Release, Published: 
Monday, August 1, 2022
A landmark civil rights settlement between the ACLU of Washington and Whatcom County concluded this May after the county successfully started and implemented a program to provide medications necessary to treat opioid use disorder to individuals in the Whatcom County Jail.  
Thursday, July 28, 2022
Prosecutors’ choices play a huge role in people’s lives, but many do not understand the enormous power this office has.
Wednesday, July 27, 2022
The American Civil Liberties Union of Washington (ACLU-WA) is seeking an experienced lobbyist to advance its civil liberties and civil rights legislative agenda in the state capitol and to ensure effective engagement with executive branch agencies, local governmental bodies, and our Congressional delegation.
Tuesday, July 26, 2022
If you’re looking for a job today or are one of the millions of people who rely on unemployment assistance, there’s a chance you’ll encounter and be affected by an algorithm and automated decision-making system (ADS) somewhere in the process — even if you don’t realize it.
Friday, July 8, 2022
ACLU-WA is seeking an IT Support Technician for our Seattle office. This role will be responsible for providing internal technical support and taking an active role in the maintenance of ACLU-WA’s IT infrastructure. The position reports directly to the IT Director.

Summer Reading List 2022

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Thursday, July 7, 2022
The ACLU of Washington presents our annual summer reading recommendations, featuring diverse authors whose works are deepening our knowledge, challenging our thinking, and inspiring us to action.