The ACLU supports the UDC DREAM Amendment Act of 2015, as a matter of fairness for all those high-achieving students who graduated from District high schools and successfully gained admission to the University of the District of Columbia, often against remarkable odds.
Bill 21-0193, the “Ballot Access Modernization Amendment Act of 2015” and Bill 21-0194, the “Automatic Voter Registration Amendment Act of 2015”
Voting brings us together. By voting, you join your family and friends in helping to strengthen your community. Voting is the one time when we are all equal — whether young or old, rich or poor — and the one time when we all have the same say.
The ACLU-DC champions transgender people’s right to be themselves.
ACLU-DC fully supports the intent of Bill 21-0319 and believes there is a critical need to assess children in District of Columbia Public Schools and Public Charter Schools whose parents are incarcerated.
ACLU-DC fully supports the intent of Bill 21-361 and believes in the importance of developing data-driven policies. However, we must be cognizant of the process used to collect this data and ensure the privacy of our students.
With good laws in place, recording of police-civilian encounters will promote police accountability, deter officer and civilian misconduct, and provide objective evidence to help resolve civilian complaints against police without significantly infringing on privacy.