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Moving Justice Forward For 60 Years!

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: Community Outreach Fellow

Jun 15, 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.

Youth Leadership and Activism Conference (6/23/18)

Jun 15, 2018

Unviersity of Utah, Salt Lake City.  Free and open to ages 14-19. Come learn practical activism skills! 

Creating Safety For Gender Diverse Youth In Schools (7/12/18)

Jun 14, 2018

We have teamed up with the Utah Pride Center to create a special training, led by trans advocates and trans youth, about creating safe learning environments for trans students in Utah schools. Thursday, July 12, 5-8pm, Utah Pride Center, 1380 Main Street, SLC

We were "Open To All" at the Utah Pride Parade

Jun 01, 2018

The ACLU of Utah was proud to join Black Lives Matter, March for Our Lives, Planned Parenthood and the Utah Coalition of La Raza, at the front of the Utah Pride Parade through downtown Salt Lake City on Sunday, June 3, 2018.

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.