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The latest content and updates from the ACLU of Washington website.

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Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Essay by Gracie Anderson, a Youth Essay Contest Winner
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Tuesday, May 15, 2018
An Essay by Iris Peng, one of the Winners of the 2018 ACLU of Washington Youth Essay Contest
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Wednesday, May 9, 2018
To adopt a public health approach to the opioid epidemic, communities must stop relying on law enforcement and outdated treatment models
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Tuesday, May 8, 2018
Please Give BIG, but not to us. Simply put, the ACLU could not do its work without the partnership of our countless on-the-ground allies. Every single one of them is helping make our community more fair and just. In the spirit of philanthropy, we hope that instead of donating to the ACLU on May 9th for Give BIG, you will give to our allies.
News Release, Published: 
Monday, May 7, 2018
The ACLU of Washington has sued the Washington Department of Early Learning (DEL) for imposing a blanket lifetime ban preventing anyone with a robbery conviction from working in childcare.  The ban applies no matter how long ago the conviction was, no matter the circumstances, and no matter how the applicant has turned around their life.
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Thursday, April 26, 2018
Embedding mental health professionals in law enforcement teams saves lives.
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Thursday, April 12, 2018
Civil liberties highlights from the 2018 Washington State Legislative Session
News Release, Published: 
Monday, April 9, 2018
The Washington Supreme Court on April 5 became the first court in the nation to adopt a court rule aimed at eliminating both implicit and intentional racial bias in jury selection.
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Thursday, April 5, 2018
The individual will manage front desk volunteers, collaborate with colleagues to accomplish HR-related tasks, including assisting in recruitment and onboarding processes, and provide operational support to the entire office.
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Tuesday, March 27, 2018
Governor Jay Inslee signed into law a bill (HB 1783), which helps address Washington State's broken system for imposing and collecting legal financial obligations (LFOs) from people too poor to pay.

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