A management company violated the Fair Housing Act when it refused to consider an application because its blanket screening policy disproportionately harms African-Americans, particularly African-American women.
We support Mr. Meippen’s case, which argues that this ruling should apply retroactively to allow him and other juveniles given very long adult prison sentences without consideration of youth as a mitigating factor to argue for reduced sentences now.
Please join the ACLU of Washington on Friday, February 3, 2017 at 7:00pm for the Seattle Independent Film Festival’s (SIFF) premier of Raoul Peck’s Oscar-nominated film “I Am Not Your Negro.” ACLU-WA Board member Jamila Johnson will speak on a panel discussion on civil rights history and the relevance of the film to our political climate.
Please join the ACLU of Washington on Sunday, April 2, in celebrating the life of Cesar Chavez by marching to protect the rights of farm workers and demanding immigration reform. Attorney and ACLU representative Sergio Garciduenas-Cease will be speaking on the ACLU’s work on immigrant rights. Please join us while we march to defend justice for the millions of workers who feed America.