Latest From ACLU of Washington

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

Published: 
Monday, June 18, 2018
The ACLU of Washington seeks an investigator to help us document the impacts of youth incarceration and conditions of confinement throughout Washington state and to develop public education materials.

The Rights of Transgender People in Washington State

Document, Published: 
Monday, June 18, 2018
This brochure is designed to help transgender persons understand their legal rights in Washington State. It answers many common questions about practical legal issues encountered by transgender individuals.
Published: 
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Everyone should have a fair chance at achieving justice through our legal system. To ensure this, ACLU-WA Cooperating Attorney Christopher Durbin takes a careful look at court rules proposed for Washington.
News Release, Published: 
Thursday, June 7, 2018
The ACLU of Washington has filed a class-action civil rights lawsuit against Whatcom County and the Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office for denying people with opioid use disorder (OUD) in the County Jail medications necessary to treat their addiction.
Published: 
Thursday, May 24, 2018
We are looking for a volunteer receptionist for our office in Seattle
Published: 
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Two young activists have won trips to the ACLU Membership Conference in D.C.
Published: 
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Essay by Gracie Anderson, a Youth Essay Contest Winner
Published: 
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
An Essay by Iris Peng, one of the Winners of the 2018 ACLU of Washington Youth Essay Contest
Published: 
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To adopt a public health approach to the opioid epidemic, communities must stop relying on law enforcement and outdated treatment models
Published: 
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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