gavel with money

Economic Justice

The ACLU works to defend economically disadvantaged people and fights income-based discrimination in the criminal justice and public benefits systems, and in housing and employment. Economic justice is a civil right.

Judge banging gavel on a pile of money.

Victory: California Chief Justice ends "bail for trial... Read more

Daniel Lawrence

Fighting for homeless rights in Tulare. Read more

Homeless people's stuff being destroyed in Fresno

Class action settlement for hundreds of Fresno's homeless... Read more

We are the 99% lawn sign.

Would you pay a hefty fee to communicate with neighbors? Read more

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Bail Trap
News
Bail reform momentum grows FB
Blog
A clipping from the 1981 ACLU News announcing victory in the lawsuit to protect abortion care in California
News
An illustration of a black woman wearing a pink hat from the women's march, flexing her arm, with a speech bubble that says "WE CAN DO IT!"
Blog
People pick strawberries in an agricultural field.
Blog
freedom shouldn't be for sale
News
Action
stock photo: men working on cars
Events
Bail Trap
Events
Bail Trap

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