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Know Your Rights

The ACLU works with communities to make sure people are informed about their rights. When you know what the law says, you can better protect yourself, your family, and your community.

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These sex education resources help parents and community members to understand the law and advocate for medically accurate sex-ed that complies with California law. Read more
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Pass on the knowledge! #CAHealthyYouth
At a time of national reckoning over sexual harassment and assault and an increase in bias incidents against LGBTQ people, it’s more important than ever that young people receive sex education that teaches them about healthy relationships, consent,... Read more
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The Traveler's Bill of Rights
Now more than ever, it's important to know your basic constitutional rights when entering the United States from abroad. If you believe any of your rights were violated or wish to report mistreatment at an airport or land Port of Entry in California... Read more
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My School My Rights - Know Your Rights
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My School My Rights - Know Your Rights
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2015 lawyer die-in California Supreme Court by Martha Winnacker
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My School My Rights - Know Your Rights
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Looking south above en:Interstate 80, the Eastshore Freeway, near en:Berkeley, California on a Saturday afternoon. en:Emeryville, California is at the towers, en:Aquatic Park (Berkeley) is visible to the left. To the right is the east shore of the en:San Francisco Bay. Picture taken by Minesweeper on May 14, 2005.

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