Join us for a virtual town hall where we'll update members and supporters on our response to COVID-19 and its unique threats to civil liberties in the District.
Washington D.C.’s criminal justice system is broken. Community trust in police is diminished, systemic racism drives increasing inequality and inflicts harm on communities of color, and violence persists in our neighborhoods.
The ACLU-DC will be tabling at the annual H Street Festival. Come out and learn more about the work we're doing on surveillance, policing, free speech, and more!
Join the ACLU-DC, D.C. residents, and local and national organizations on September 19 for the House Oversight hearing on H.R. 51, the D.C. Admission Act. Gather with us at Rayburn Thursday morning and show your support for D.C. Statehood. Wear red and white!
Streetlights that conceal tiny cameras and microphones that can stealthily monitor their surroundings and transmit their feeds back to local police.
Join the ACLU-DC for three full days of panel discussions, entertainment, and activities at the ACLU100 in DC!
May 12, 2019
How Cities are Finally Starting to Rein in Cops and the Proliferation of Spy Tech
The ACLU-DC is partnering with Stop Police Terror DC to cohost a training that will equip you with the knowledge and skills to hold our DC elected officials to their word of fully implementing the NEAR Act, to move away from the failed approach
Have you heard that the mayor wants to build a new jail? Have you or a loved one ever been locked up at DC Jail or Central Treatment Facility (CTF)? Do you want a better criminal justice system for our city?