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Welcome to MaríadelMar González, Our New Community Outreach Fellow

Jul 19, 2017

The ACLU of Utah is thrilled to announce that MaríadelMar González, a local grassroots activist and community advocate, has been hired to fill a brand new position. She will assist our integrated advocacy efforts to advance our priorities at the state and local level while strengthening community connections and supporting coalitions in protecting civil rights and civil liberties for all people in Utah.

YOUR Public Comment is Needed on New Juvenile Detention Rules

Jul 05, 2017

The ACLU of Utah has learned that the State of Utah is requesting comment from the public on new administrative rules about who can be admitted to juvenile detention facilities, and for what reasons.

ACLU of Utah Files Lawsuit Over Legal Representation for People with Disabilities

Jun 27, 2017

“Guardianship, like prison, takes away an individual’s freedoms."

The Story of Trump's Muslim Bans - So Far

Jun 22, 2017

On June 17, at a special ACLU of Utah Ramadan iftar, our Legislative & Policy Counsel Marina Lowe gave an overview of the ACLU's legal challenges to the Trump Administration’s Muslim Ban(s).

As a Syrian Muslim, Here's What Our New Intern Thinks of the Muslim Ban.

Jun 14, 2017

This blog post is the first in a series of writings by Abed Alsolaiman about the Trump Administration's attempts to ban travel by refugees and others from predominantly Muslim countries, including Syria. Abed is an intern at the ACLU of Utah for the summer. In the fall, he will enter his senior year of high school at Rowland Hall in Salt Lake City.

Join Us Saturday: ACLU Iftar & Muslim Ban Update

Jun 12, 2017

The ACLU of Utah is honored to co-host a Ramadan Iftar with the Utah Islamic Center on June 17!

The ACLU is NOT an Environmental Organization. So Why Did We Comment on Bears Ears?

Jun 05, 2017

We have a simple formula (overly simple, really) for explaining the issues the ACLU of Utah gets involved in.

The 2017 Pride Elevated Festival & Parade

May 30, 2017

We had a lot of fun celebrating the resistance at the Pride Elevated festival and parade!