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JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: Community Outreach Fellow

May 24, 2018

The American Civil Liberties Union of Utah seeks to hire a full-time Community Outreach Fellow to build community connections and empower individuals to advance civil liberties and individual freedoms statewide. This position is funded for one year.

Walk with the ACLU at Pride (6/3/18)

May 21, 2018

Join the ACLU of Utah contingent in the Utah Pride Parade through downtown Salt Lake City on Sunday, June 3, 9:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.. We are Open to All!

ACLU of Utah Sues Daggett County Jailers and State Corrections Officials Over Pattern of Abuse

May 15, 2018

The lawsuit on behalf of Dustin Porter and Steven Drollette (“Plaintiffs”) seeks damages and injunctive relief for a pattern of severe cruelty against them while they were incarcerated at the Daggett County Jail. In their complaints, the Plaintiffs describe being shocked with a Taser for guards’ entertainment, being attacked by police dogs, being physically assaulted, being threatened with a gun, and being denied medical and mental health care, among other instances of abuse.

2018 Youth Activist Scholarship Winners

May 11, 2018

Youth activists claim over $10,000 in scholarship awards!  2018 is the eleventh year that the ACLU of Utah is awarding scholarships to Utah’s outstanding college-bound high school seniors who have demonstrated a strong commitment to civil liberties activism.

ACLU of Utah’s 60th Anniversary & Awards Ceremony (5/10/18)

May 08, 2018

We had a wonderful celebration and are grateful to all of our friends, supporters and community partners that joined us. Photos are coming soon!

ACLU of Utah Statement on the Release of the Body Camera Footage of the April 18th Police-Involved Shooting of Delorean Pikyavit

May 04, 2018

On April 30 the Salt Lake City Police Department (SLCPD) released the body-camera footage of the April 18 police-involved shooting of Delorean Pikyavit in Sugar House.

2018 Legislative Report

Apr 27, 2018

The 2018 Legislative Session is history... but the ACLU of Utah has compiled a record of the priority bills that we worked on this year.  Our "2018 Legislative Session Review" highlights 35 of the most important bills that demonstrate some of the highs and lows of the 2018 session, from a civil liberties perspective.

The Spring 2018 Liberty Reporter is here!

Apr 16, 2018

Our cover story "Fighting Back" describes the ordeal of Berenice Resendiz, whose family experienced two SWAT-style immigration raids that terrified her young children and violated their Fourth Amendment rights. You can also read about the ACLU of Utah’s new Campaign for Smart Justice, our voting rights victory for Navajo residents of San Juan County, our legislative wrap up, and so much more.