In a friend-of-the-court brief, the ACLU argued that states and school districts should be permitted to carefully craft measures that flexibly use race as one of several factors to eliminate racially and ethnically segregated classrooms.
Plaintiffs filed this suit to enforce the State’s duty, under the Washington Constitution Article IX, § 1, to provide adequate funding of a “basic education” for all students in public schools statewide.
The ACLU of Washington is suing United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) on behalf of a decorated active-duty U.S. Army service member stationed at Joint Base Lewis-McChord for unreasonably delaying his naturalization application.
The ACLU and its supporters marched to continue the work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and support justice for all at the MLK Day Celebration, January 16, 2017. We joined thousands of community members and rallied and marched for the protection and advancement of civil liberties and civil rights.
Organized by the India Association of Western Washington and co-hosted by the ACLU of Washington, the Hate Crime Information Session will provide community members the opportunity to engage with local city officials and learn more about preparation, prevention, and what to do in potentially dangerous situations.
Flights & Rights is our monthly community series in the KEXP Studios Gathering Space! In July we'll hear from Deputy Director Michele Storms will lead a discussion on police reform in Seattle and beyond. Police accountability has always been at the heart of the ACLU's work
Legislative Director, Elisabeth Smith discussed civil liberties in the upcoming legislative session: which bills are good for justice and equality, which bills must be stopped, and what you can do to help.