The ACLU of Pennsylvania’s lobbying training offers a deeper dive into how to actively lobby as a constituent. We will discuss how the General Assembly operates and when lobbying can be the most effective.
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Learn about magisterial district judges (MDJs) and why these elected judges are critical to criminal legal reform.
Magisterial District Judges (MDJs) are elected officials that handle early criminal matters and in every Pennsylvania county, except Philadelphia, are responsible for setting bail and determining pre-trial freedom.
The 2020 election is over, but now we are dealing with the aftermath. People showed up to vote in historic numbers, especially people of color, and now some politicians are doing everything in their power to attack voter rights and invalidate not only the election but our democracy.
On April 28, ACLU attorneys will appear before the United States Supreme Court in defense of a frustrated cheerleader's right to off-campus free speech. The case will have implications for millions of public school students' First Amendment right to free speech when they are away from school.
April 29, 2021
Join us for a community discussion on the evening of Thursday, April 15, at 6:30 p.m. to talk with criminal legal reform advocates and community activists about MDJs and the campaign to end unaffordable cash bail in Pennsylvania.
Join the ACLU-PA and the Young Leadership Outreach Team (YLOT) of Philadelphia for a virtual panel discussion focusing on the law and police accountability. This will be the first installment of a series.
"I am not free while any woman is unfree, even when her shackles are very different from my own." - Audre Lorde
March 23, 2021
Presented by ACLU-PA and City of Asylum
February 25, 2021