The “ID me clinic” will connect transgender, non-binary and queer Philadelphians with legal professionals and social service workers that will assist with accessing “Real IDs.” They will help people work through common challenges they may experience with obtaining affirmative documents.
Celebrate Pride Month with the ACLU of Pennsylvania and community members across the commonwealth.
June 30, 2022
Pennsylvania's public records law is a vital tool for government transparency, but members of the public who are new to the Right-to-Know Law can make a number of simple mistakes that frustrate their attempts to obtain local or state government records.
Abortion rights are under attack across the nation. Pennsylvania is uniquely positioned to simultaneously defend Pennsylvania abortion rights as well as receive those fleeing states where abortion access has been restricted.
The ACLU of Pennsylvania’s lobbying training offers a deeper dive into how to actively lobby as a constituent. We will discuss how the General Assembly operates and when lobbying can be the most effective.
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Learn about magisterial district judges (MDJs) and why these elected judges are critical to criminal legal reform.
Magisterial District Judges (MDJs) are elected officials that handle early criminal matters and in every Pennsylvania county, except Philadelphia, are responsible for setting bail and determining pre-trial freedom.
The 2020 election is over, but now we are dealing with the aftermath. People showed up to vote in historic numbers, especially people of color, and now some politicians are doing everything in their power to attack voter rights and invalidate not only the election but our democracy.
On April 28, ACLU attorneys will appear before the United States Supreme Court in defense of a frustrated cheerleader's right to off-campus free speech. The case will have implications for millions of public school students' First Amendment right to free speech when they are away from school.
April 29, 2021
Join us for a community discussion on the evening of Thursday, April 15, at 6:30 p.m. to talk with criminal legal reform advocates and community activists about MDJs and the campaign to end unaffordable cash bail in Pennsylvania.