Latest From ACLU of Washington

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

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.

Can I Vote? Flowchart

Document, Published: 
Thursday, June 7, 2018
Can I vote in Washington with a criminal record? Use this chart to find out if you can register.

¿Puedo Votar? Esquema

Document, Published: 
Thursday, June 7, 2018
Esta tabla le ayudara a darse cuenta si una persona que tiene antecedentes penales es elegible para votar.
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.

Voting Rights Restoration in Washington State

Document, Published: 
Monday, June 4, 2018
Under Washington law, individuals convicted of felonies that have their right to vote automatically restored as soon as they have completed incarceration and any community custody required by the Department of Corrections. This brochure briefly explains the law and answers frequently asked questions.  
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To adopt a public health approach to the opioid epidemic, communities must stop relying on law enforcement and outdated treatment models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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