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Calculating the Real Cost of Operation Rio Grande

Oct 17, 2018

Thousands arrested, hundreds in treatment, and an unclear path to success—the ACLU of Utah and Smart Justice Utah take a closer look at the numbers and reality behind Operation Rio Grande.

2018 Utah Voter Empowerment Guide

Oct 15, 2018

The ACLU doesn't endorse or oppose any candidate or party, but we believe voting is the cornerstone of our democracy and a fundamental right upon which all our civil liberties rest. This information is designed to help you protect your own right to vote. 

Calculating the Real Cost of Operation Rio Grande

Oct 14, 2018

A special panel discussion featuring law enforcement, treatment experts, social workers, and criminal defense attorneys.  Thursday, October 18, 6:30pm-8pm Centro Cívico Mexicano 155 S 600 W, Salt Lake City, UT 84101 

ACLU Survey Finds Some Counties in Utah Unprepared for Election Day Registration this November

Oct 11, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 11, 2018  In the wake of significant changes to voter registration deadlines and voting options approved earlier this year by the Utah legislature, the American Civil Liberties Union of Utah (ACLU of Utah) today expressed concerns on whether all county clerks are ready to implement these modifications.  

Liberty Reporter: 2018 Fall Newsmagazine

Oct 10, 2018

"Are You Ready to Vote?" is the big question we ask on the cover of the Fall 2018 edition of Liberty Reporter. Inside the issue is a special report on the 2018 elections, including first-person reporting on the historic vote in San Juan County, and an overview of the three ballot initiatives Utah voters will consider this year.  Our new Southern Utah Community Outreach Coordinator wrote a letter describing her busy first month on the job, and we give you a preview of an upcoming report that outlines our serious concerns with Operation Rio Grande. Check out the latest issue of Liberty Reporter today!

Scholarships Available For Utah High School Seniors Who Have Taken Action To Protect Civil Liberties

Sep 14, 2018

2019 will be the 12th year that the ACLU of Utah will award scholarships to eligible college bound Utah high school seniors who have demonstrated a strong commitment to civil liberties through some form of activism.  

Utah’s Blueprint To End Mass Incarceration

Sep 11, 2018

Like the rest of the nation, Utah has a mass incarceration problem. But there is a solution. We released the Smart Justice Utah Blueprint - an analysis that shows how all of us, from community members to policymakers, can transform the criminal justice system and cut Utah incarceration numbers in half.

ACLU of Utah opposes work requirements in Utah Medicaid waiver proposal

Aug 03, 2018

On Friday, August 4, 2018, the ACLU of Utah submitted a public statement in opposition to the work requirements requested in the "1115 Primary Care Network Demonstration Waiver."

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