A class action in state court on behalf of employees of Gate Gourmet under the Washington Law Against Discrimination (“WLAD”), RCW 49.60, for Defendant’s failure to accommodate their religious and/or sincerely held belief
The American Civil Liberties Union and the law firm of Terrell Marshall Law Group PLLC have filed a class-action lawsuit against Benton County in central Washington over its unconstitutional system for collecting court-imposed debts.
In this case, the ACLU urged the Washington Supreme Court to allow juveniles and young adults to challenge the draconian adult sentences imposed on them, because youth has been recognized as a mitigating factor in sentencing.
ACLU-WA co-signed an amicus brief with the Korematsu Center in November 2018 in support of Seattle’s Fair Chance Housing Ordinance. The ordinance would make it easier for people with criminal records to access housing.
Flights & Rights is our monthly community series featuring important civil rights issues to ponder over local beer. In March we will hear from ACLU-WA Legal Director, Emily Chiang, about Trump's impact on the fight for civil rights in Washington.
The ACLU of Washington will be tabling at Seattle PrideFest’s Family and Queer Youth Pride celebration on Saturday, June 24th at Cal Anderson Park. Family Pride is from 1-4pm and will include kid-friendly activities and entertainment such as bounce houses, Draq Queen Storytime and much more. Queer Youth Pride is from 4-7pm and will include educational activities, spoken word performances, and dancing! Come to this event for some inclusive, family fun!
The first Flights & Rights of 2018! Technology & Liberty Director Shankar Narayan discussed the critical dynamics of fairness, transparency, and accountability in the world of technology and how we can advocate.