We work also to extend rights to segments of our population that have traditionally been denied their rights, including people of color; lesbians, gay men, bisexuals and transgender people; women; mental-health patients; prisoners; people with disabilities; and the poor.

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February 5, 2018, 7:30 pm

New York, NY

It Occurs to Me That I Am America (FG store)

It Occurs to Me that I Am America: New Stories and New Art Panel discussion featuring contributors Bliss Broyard, Anna Dunn, Philip Gourevitch, Elinor Lipman, & Eric Orner Hosted by editor Jonathan Santlofer

In the new anthology...

January 20, 2018, 11:00 am

New York, NY

ACLU + NYCLU at the Women's March on NYC

Come join the NYCLU and ACLU as we participate in the Women's March in NYC, January 20th at 11 a.m. New York City will proudly join the international community to march in support of equality and promote civil rights for every human. This...

January 18, 2018, 10:00 am


Tell HHS: No #RxforDiscrimination!

The Trump administration is preparing to allow health care providers to deny life-saving care in favor of a "prescription for discrimination." The first step is opening a "Conscience and Religious Freedom Division" within the Office of Civil...

January 18, 2018, 10:00 am

Washington, DC

Tell HHS: Freedom of Religion is Not a License to Discriminate

The Trump administration is preparing to release a new "license to discriminate" through the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) that will reportedly allow health care workers to refuse to provide services based on moral or religious...

December 5, 2017, 8:00 am

Washington, DC

Masterpiece Cakeshop Supreme Court Rally for LGBT Rights

Come support Dave Mullins and Charlie Craig, a gay couple who are challenging a business that discriminated against them -- all the way to the Supreme Court! We need all of you at the Court steps on December 5, when the ACLU will be arguing on...

October 13, 2017, 1:00 pm

Washington, DC

Rally to Tell Trump: Stop Using Religion to Discriminate

Last Friday, the Trump administration released two new rules that take away women’s access to no-cost birth control coverage, a benefit guaranteed by law, and give employers a license to discriminate against their female employees. On the...

August 9, 2017, 6:00 pm

Washington, DC

Advanced Screening: Whose Streets?

Don’t miss this powerful new film which tells the story of the Ferguson Uprising from the perspective of the activists on the ground. RSVP for the advanced screening and conversation:

August 2, 2017, 11:30 am

Washington, DC

Policing in America: Kerner Commission to 21st Century Policing

50 years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson issued Executive Order 11365, creating the Kerner Commission to examine the causes of the 1967 civil unrest throughout the country. The Commission identified one of the causes as poor police-community...

June 28, 2017, 5:00 pm

Washington, DC

Linking Together: March to Save our Care

The Senate is pushing their cruel Obamacare repeal bill that would cause suffering and cost lives. But Congress works for us, and we're not going to let them vote without hearing our voices. 


March 24, 2017, 4:00 pm

Washington, DC

KillTheBill Rally at the Capitol

The House of Representatives will vote on the horrible #Trumpcare bill this afternoon. This repeal defunds Planned Parenthood, guts Medicaid, increases costs, and takes health coverage away from millions of Americans (oh, the wealthy...