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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HITRECORD and the ACLU to Collaborate on a Know Your Rights Voter Education Campaign

HITRECORD, the creative collaboration platform founded by Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Jared Geller, is collaborating with the American Civil Liberties Union on a Know Your Rights public awareness campaign to educate voters on their voting rights leading up to the presidential election on November 3, 2020. The campaign will also share with participants and followers the ACLU’s new vote by mail education tool: aclu.org/voter.  HITRECORD is inviting their community of over 950,000 artists globally to collaborate on a series of social assets and videos that will highlight the voting rights of…

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ACLU Launches New Trump and Vote By Mail TV Ad

The American Civil Liberties Union launched a new six-figure television ad that highlights President Trump and administration officials who vote by mail juxtaposed with their recent attacks on the U.S. Postal Service and mail voting. The ad will run on MSNBC during the Democratic National Convention, and touts the ACLU’s work to ensure voters have access to the ballot, whether they choose to vote in-person or by mail. The ACLU has filed 20 lawsuits to protect the right to vote during the COVID-19 pandemic and has political advocacy campaigns ongoing…

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ACLU and All* Above All Action Fund Launch Campaign to Tell Biden to End Abortion Coverage Restrictions

The American Civil Liberties Union Rights for All campaign and All* Above All Action Fund launched a digital postcard campaign for 1.5 million supporters to demand that Biden strengthen his commitment to ending the Hyde Amendment and all abortion coverage restrictions, ahead of the Democratic Convention. The campaign will run for two weeks and culminate in a mass delivery to Biden’s Philadelphia headquarters. Last spring, an ACLU Rights for All volunteer secured a commitment from Biden that, if elected, he would work to end Hyde, a harmful, decades-old ban on…

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