We at the ACLU of Oregon believe it is our duty to keep the public informed about the state of their civil liberties. The work we do at the legislature, in the courts, and in our communities is important, but there is no better defender of civil liberties and civil rights than a public that is informed and engaged.

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WATCH: The Justice for All Membership Conference

Thanks to hundreds of ACLU supporters, our Justice for All 2020 Statewide Membership Conference was a success! We heard an inspiring speech from ACLU National Chief Equity and Inclusion Officer, Amber Hikes.

September 14, 2020

An Update on Portland Protests

In the midst of the pandemic and economic crisis, we are in a collective distress, witnessing so many ways our systems and institutions are inequitable and devastating to the lives of so many Black, Brown, and Indigenous people, and others who live in poverty.

August 14, 2020

ICE must be held accountable for its abusive and secretive tactics

What happened to Isidro Andrade-Tafolla outside the Washington County Courthouse is part of a pattern of abusive and secretive tactics that the DHS and ICE have employed for far too long against communities of color, particularly Black and Latinx communities.

August 12, 2020