Speaking Freely With the ACLU-PA Podcast

This is the podcast that tells the story of civil liberties in Pennsylvania. You'll hear from our staff, our clients, and our allies about the most prominent civil liberties issues of the day.

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Counselors. Not cops. A conversation with Harold Jordan

In the last 20 years, the presence of police officers in schools has increased dramatically, to the detriment of the lives and futures of students. The harm of police in schools has particular impact on students of color, with disabilities, and of limited income.

July 6, 2020

Divest in police. Invest in people.

What does it mean to divest in police? Paige Fernandez, policing policy advisor for national ACLU, joins the podcast to talk about how we change the police by shrinking their size, scope, and power and why reform didn't work.

June 22, 2020

ACLU-PA's Greatest Hits

The ACLU is celebrating its 100th birthday in 2020. To continue the celebration, we hear in this episode from Vic Walczak, ACLU-PA's legal director, about some of the cases that have cemented our legacy as the leading defender of civil liberties in the commonwealth.

May 6, 2020