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Wednesday, September 8, 2021
ACLU-WA is seeking an Integrated Advocacy Director (IAD) to help lead and coordinate our broad array of work.
News Release, Published: 
Friday, September 3, 2021
A three-judge panel from the Washington State Court of Appeals declined a request from the campaign for Seattle Charter Amendment 29 (“CA 29”) to issue a stay blocking King County Superior Court Judge Catherine Shaffer’s order to remove CA 29 from the November ballot.
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Thursday, September 2, 2021
The Political Strategies Associate reports to the Political Director and supports the Political Director, Legislative Director, Field Director, and Activism Manager.
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Thursday, September 2, 2021
ACLU-WA is seeking a Relationship Development Officer (RDO), a frontline fundraiser who establishes and builds strong, authentic long-term partnerships with our major donors.
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Tuesday, August 31, 2021
Please see this fact sheet for answers to some commonly asked questions around vaccine mandates.

FAQ: Vaccine Mandates and Civil Liberties

Document, Published: 
Tuesday, August 31, 2021
This FAQ addresses some commonly asked questions about vaccine mandates such as "are vaccine mandates new?" or "are vaccine mandates a violation of my rights?".
News Release, Published: 
Friday, August 27, 2021
Today, King County Superior Court Judge Catherine Shaffer ruled that Seattle Charter Amendment 29 (“CA 29”), which proposed to establish city policy on homelessness through a vote by Seattle residents, violated state law limiting the permissible scope of local ballot initiatives in many ways and therefore should not appear on the November 2021 ballot.
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Thursday, August 26, 2021
Learn about the values that fuel our mission to fight for civil rights and civil liberties for everyone in Washington.
News Release, Published: 
Wednesday, August 11, 2021
A lawsuit filed today on behalf of the ACLU of Washington, the Transit Riders Union and the Seattle King County Coalition on Homelessness claims that a proposed amendment to the Charter of the City of Seattle is an illegal use of a local ballot initiative and violates state laws that mandate how local governments make and carry out plans for addressing homelessness. The lawsuit argues that the proposed Charter Amendment 29 goes beyond the scope of Seattle’s initiative powers.
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Monday, August 9, 2021
As Seattle prepares to head into budget deliberations for the City’s 2022 budget, it is important for decision makers to understand that the Seattle Consent Decree does not stand in the way of making changes to the Seattle Police Department (SPD) budget.
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Thursday, July 22, 2021
The purpose of this blog post is to analyze and inform the public on what their candidates have said (or not said) on local policing issues.

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