ACLU Launches Seven-Figure Ad Buy on Family Separation and Abortion Urging Biden to Take Action

The American Civil Liberties Union announced a million-dollar advertising campaign to push the Biden administration to reunite children and parents, repair the harms of the family separation crisis, and protect abortion. The buy in Washington, D.C. area cable television, as well as social and digital platforms including Connected TV and newsletters, will begin tomorrow, Dec. 16, and run through early next year.  After the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” family separation policy was implemented, the ACLU successfully sued to block family separation and immediately reunite families. Thousands of children were torn…

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ACLU, Be A Hero’s Ady Barkan Launch Ad Campaign Urging Arizonans To Tell Sen. Sinema ‘Home Care Can’t Wait’

Ady Barkan, health care advocate and Be A Hero co-founder, joined forces with the American Civil Liberties Union on a powerful new television and digital ad campaign in Arizona. The campaign aims to pressure Congress to include the $400 billion investment in home and community-based services (HCBS) promised by President Biden in the budget reconciliation package. The ads feature the stories of Arizona residents who rely on home care to survive at home with their loved ones. They close with an urgent plea to call Sen. Sinema and tell her,…

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ACLU Launches New “Systemic Equality” Racial Justice Agenda

The American Civil Liberties Union has launched an ambitious effort to achieve racial justice, the Systemic Equality agenda. The agenda strives to dismantle a system deeply rooted in racist policies, practices, and attitudes that harm Black and Indigenous people of color. Through the Systemic Equality agenda, the ACLU will advance key policies to address this country’s legacy of racism and systemic discrimination and build a more equitable America for all. The organization will work with allies to use all of the necessary levers of government — including the legislative and…

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ACLU Launches TikTok with Voting Rights, Protesting, and Privacy Content Aimed at Younger Audiences

The American Civil Liberties Union launched a TikTok account aimed at educating younger audiences about their civil rights ahead of the 2020 election. As young voters make up 37 percent of the voting bloc, the ACLU’s TikTok page will provide a direct connection between these voters and our experts, who will answer frequently-asked voting questions, bust common myths, and provide a candid look at their day-to-day work. The TikTok launch is the latest of several steps the ACLU has taken not just to expand access to the ballot through 25…

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ACLU Launches Multi-Year Effort to Release 50,000 from Prisons Through Gubernatorial Clemency Powers

The American Civil Liberties Union has launched The Redemption Campaign – Embracing Clemency, a first of its kind nationwide effort to release 50,000 people from state prisons over the next five years by executing state-level campaigns that push governors to use their existing clemency powers in new and transformational ways. The campaign will work with governors to confront mass incarceration and racial injustice by granting commutations to large groups of people who are unjustifiably imprisoned. A poll released by the ACLU today finds widespread support for governors to use their…

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