Annual Report 2013 – 2014

The national ACLU turned ninety-four this year — five hundred thousand Americans united in one cause. Since 1920, the political currents have repeatedly threatened to take — and sometimes have taken — America off course.

November 1, 2013

Annual Report 2012 – 2013

On May 15, 1923, angered by the LAPD's brutal treatment and imprisonment of striking longshoremen, renowned journalist and novelist Upton Sinclair appeared at a rally in San Pedro. Sinclair began reading the First Amendment to the Constitution.

November 1, 2012

Annual Report 2011 – 2012

ACLU founder Roger Baldwin said, “So long as we have enough people in this country willing to fight for their rights, we’ll be called a democracy.” We have been fortunate this year to stand with many people willing to fight for their rights, and to stand up for the principles of

November 11, 2011

Annual Report 2010 – 2011

Novelist Zora Neale Hurston wrote, “There are years that ask questions and years that answer.” One of this year’s more prominent questions appeared on the cover of TIME magazine: Is the Constitution still relevant?

November 1, 2010

Annual Report 2009 – 2010

To say that this has been an eventful year for the ACLU of Southern California would be an understatement.

November 1, 2009

Annual Report 2008 – 2009

For all of us who believe passionately in civil liberties and civil rights, this has been a momentous as well as an arduous year.

November 1, 2008