Sep 16, 2020
The ACLU of Utah seeks a Development and Finance Coordinator to join its team in the fight for civil rights and individual liberties. As a state affiliate of the American Civil Liberties Union, the ACLU of Utah operates through a model of integrated advocacy using litigation, legislative efforts, policy advocacy, and community engagement as mutually supportive tactics to advance civil rights for everyone in Utah. We are looking for a flexible team player who has patience, emotional intelligence, cultural competency, and an anti-racist perspective.
Sep 14, 2020
This week every postal customer in Utah will receive a mailer from the U.S. Postal Service with misleading information about mail-in or absentee ballots.
Ignore the advice about requesting an absentee or mail-in ballot.
All Utah voters will receive a mail-in ballot. No need to request one.
Sep 11, 2020
Yet another Utah jail is experiencing a COVID-19 outbreak, this time in Cache County. Nationally, jails and prisons have become some of largest and fastest-spreading COVID-19 hot spots with a dangerous ability to impact neighboring communities. As a result, the repeated outbreaks in Utah’s jails should surprise no one. But even more troubling is how the multiple failures that caused about 300 incarcerated people in Utah to be infected this spring and summer have not been fixed. (Published in the Deseret News on Sept. 5, 2020)
Sep 03, 2020
In the midst of calls for police reform, it is important to call out troubling practices that state, county, and local law enforcement agencies (LEAs) have adopted in our communities. In many states, Utah included, LEAs play an active role in the federal government’s inhumane and unjust immigration detention and deportation system.
Sep 02, 2020
San Juan County: Voter Protection Organizer
Do you have a passion for voting rights and a desire to advocate for Navajo Nation and San Juan County communities? The ACLU of Utah is looking to hire an organizer who will work to ensure that eligible residents of San Juan County are able to vote.
Aug 26, 2020
Job Listing: Staff Attorney
The ACLU of Utah seeks a Staff Attorney to join its legal team in the fight for civil rights and individual liberties. As a state affiliate of the American Civil Liberties Union, the ACLU of Utah operates through a model of integrated advocacy, using litigation, legislative efforts, policy advocacy, and community engagement as mutually supportive tactics to advance civil rights for everyone in Utah.
Aug 25, 2020
Did you know the ACLU of Utah has more than six active lawsuits in 2020?
From our challenge to federal immigration agents who raided the home of a Wasatch County family twice in two days (Ramirez v. Reddish) to our legal partnership with Planned Parenthood to overturn Utah's constitutional 18-week abortion ban (PPAU v. Miner) -- our staff that includes five lawyers and a paralegal stays busy.
Aug 25, 2020
The ACLU of Utah is glad to join Publik, the Melanin Foundation, and the Utah Division of Multicultural Affairs to sponsor this upcoming Social Justice Series in Utah.
On September 3, join renowned author Austin Channing Brown and local social justice leaders for our first segment of this series: Act Now – Learn How to be an Ally and Anti-Racist.