ACLU Launches Six-Figure Ad Campaign to Educate Immigrant Communities on Their Rights When Dealing with ICE

The American Civil Liberties Union is launching today a six-figure advertising buy to ensure immigrant communities know their legal rights in interactions with Immigration and Customs Enforcement. The organization is investing to reach vulnerable communities with “We Have Rights,” a campaign launched with Brooklyn Defender Services last month which consists of four videos narrated in seven languages by celebrities. The Spanish and English ads will be featured on Radio Campesina, part of the Cesar Chavez Foundation and a trusted news source amongst farm workers and the undocumented community, and online…

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Brooklyn Defender Services and ACLU Launch Campaign to Empower Immigrant Communities When Dealing with ICE

Brooklyn Defender Services (BDS) and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) launched “We Have Rights,” a national immigrant empowerment campaign to inform immigrant communities of what to do when interacting with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). The campaign centers around four animated videos available in seven languages: English, Spanish, Arabic, Mandarin, Russian, Haitian Creole and Urdu. Created as a direct response to expressed community needs, the videos are based on true stories and provide practical tips for how to safely defend the legal and human rights of immigrants during four…

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ACLU Report Urges Cities and Towns to Provide Internet Service as a Utility to combat Net Neutrality Repeal

The American Civil Liberties Union released a report today calling on local governments to pursue providing broadband to residents to help counteract federal rollbacks of net neutrality and internet privacy protections. Last December, the Federal Communications Commission voted to revoke net neutrality, opening the door for telecom companies to give priority to internet traffic they favor and slow down or block other content. Last April, President Trump signed a bill to overturn FCC internet privacy rules, allowing telecom companies to collect and sell their customers’ private online usage information. The…

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ACLU of Wisconsin rework states flag for Pride

As LGBT people across the nation celebrate Pride Month and work to change public perspective, the ACLU of Wisconsin is taking a new look at the Badger State’s flag by unveiling an alternative version at pride festivities in Milwaukee and Eau Claire.  By appearances, the front is an official Wisconsin flag – with a sailor and a miner flanking a shield.  But on the back, it’s revealed that the sailor and miner are actually holding hands.  With the upgrade, the ACLU is sending a strong message that the organization is committed to defending the…

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