Oct 03, 2022
ACLU Comment on United Nations Reports on Law Enforcement Data Collection and Lack of Progress on Transformative Change
GENEVA — Following the United Nations Human Rights Council’s historic George Floyd resolution last July, the U.N. Expert Mechanism to Advance Racial Justice and Equality in Law...
Issue Areas: Human Rights
Aug 30, 2022
ACLU Urges Biden Administration to Heed UN Racial Justice Committee Recommendations
GENEVA — The United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination released a scathing assessment of United States’ racial justice record today. The committee’...
Issue Areas: Human Rights
Aug 08, 2022
ACLU and HRW Urge U.S. to Dismantle Structures of Racism Now
U.N. Review of U.S. Record on Racial Justice Should Prompt White House Action
Issue Areas: Human Rights
Jun 15, 2022
New ACLU/GHRC Report Finds Widespread Coercion and Exploitation of Incarcerated Workers Nationwide
NEW YORK — Incarcerated workers in American prisons generate billions of dollars worth of goods and services annually but are paid pennies per hour without proper training or opp...
Feb 28, 2022
ACLU Petitions Supreme Court on Behalf of Wrongly Convicted Jamaican Fishermen
Weir v. United States Will Ask the Supreme Court to Decide Whether Congress Has the Power to Criminalize Conduct by Foreign Nationals, Aboard Foreign-Flagged Vessels on the High Seas
Court case: Weir v. U.S.
Oct 14, 2021
ACLU Urges Biden Administration to Prioritize Human Rights in Domestic Policy Following Uncontested Election to United Nations Human Rights Council
NEW YORK — The United States was elected to the United Nations Human Rights Council for the Western group in an uncontested election today, more than three years after the Trump ...
Issue Areas: Human Rights
Image of the Statue of Liberty

About the ACLU

The American Civil Liberties Union has media staff available to handle inquiries from journalists on national issues affecting civil liberties, including questions on legislative matters that touch on civil liberties and constitutional freedoms and inquiries related to ACLU lawsuits.

To schedule an interview with an ACLU expert, email media@aclu.org or leave a voicemail at (212) 549-2666.

Contact an ACLU Affiliate

Map of the United States

The ACLU has 54 local offices across the U.S. working with attorneys and activists in their communities to shape better policies and spread awareness about their states' priority civil rights issues.

Local inquiries should be directed to the appropriate ACLU state affiliate.

Every month, you'll receive regular roundups of the most important civil rights and civil liberties developments. Remember: a well-informed citizenry is the best defense against tyranny.