Latest From ACLU of Washington

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

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Friday, February 8, 2019
The legislative process isn’t just about laws; It’s about people. This is why we need you, our ACLU-WA members and supporters, to join us in advancing our 2019 legislative agenda.
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Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Provide administrative support to the Communications Department’s staff members. This involves managing calendars and the department’s electronic and paper files; making occasional travel arrangements.
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Thursday, January 24, 2019
Read about our 2019 Washington State Legislative Agenda
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Friday, January 18, 2019
The American Civil Liberties Union of Washington (ACLU-WA) is seeking an experienced attorney for a two-year term (may be extended, subject to funding) to build, file, and litigate complex civil actions in state and federal court to protect and preserve civil liberties for all Washingtonians.
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Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Allied organizations support the introduction of death penalty repeal bill in Washington legislature
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Wednesday, January 2, 2019
The ACLU of Washington and PeaceHealth, a Catholic healthcare organization, have reached a settlement in a lawsuit filed by the ACLU-WA, Enstad v. PeaceHealth regarding coverage of transgender services determined to be medically necessary.
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Tuesday, December 18, 2018
Regardless of the federal recommendations, Washington state’s constitution and laws provide additional protections for students and a create a strong mandate for schools to adopt discipline policies that are nondiscriminatory, culturally competent, and provide for every student’s education and safety.
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Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Microsoft President Brad Smith has acknowledged that widespread adoption of facial recognition technology (or face surveillance) carries significant risks. Underlying Smith’s proposals is the assumption that widespread adoption of face surveillance technology is simply inevitable, and that society must find a way to deal with the consequences. What first must be decided now is not how to make face surveillance less bad, but whether we want it at all.
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Friday, November 30, 2018
We issued a minority report opposing a task force recommendation to fund school police and instead recommend interventions to create a positive school climate and additional student supports.
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Tuesday, November 13, 2018
The ACLU of Washington welcomes applications from graduate and law students for its summer policy advocacy internship. The internship will begin in the summer of 2019 and is a full-time, 10-week program in ACLU of Washington’s Seattle office. It provides students with a dynamic opportunity to participate in our organization’s policy advocacy work supporting the civil rights of all Washington citizens.
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Friday, November 9, 2018
After an ACLU-WA lawsuit, the government agreed to naturalize a decorated Army service member.
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Thursday, November 8, 2018
A broad coalition of community leaders is urging the Seattle City Council to reject a tentative contract between the City and the Seattle Police Officers Guild

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