Our Work

The ACLU of Northern California defends and advances civil liberties and rights. We work to make constitutional rights a reality for everyone. Our legal and legislative advocacy fights for freedom, fairness, justice, and equality. With our organizing and public education, we empower communities and help people stand up for their rights.

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LEGISLATION

It was a big year for ACLU legislation in California!

ACLU Work in the Courts
In the Courts

ACLU-NC filed a federal lawsuit to stop mandatory DNA collection at arrest.

Know Your Rights

Knowledge is power.   When you know your rights you can better protect yourself, your family, and your community. We help make your legal rights make sense.