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Testimony on Treatment of Unsheltered Persons in Portland

Homelessness is a racial and gender justice issue. Homelessness and racism are public health emergencies requiring investment in housing, treatment, and services—not segregation and criminalization. Punishing people for sleeping outside or silencing protests raises serious constitutional concerns

August 3, 2020

Reimagining the Role of Police

Over the last week, ACLU staff across the country have worked as legal observers; educated protesters about their rights; been arrested, tear-gassed and hit with rubber bullets; challenged curfews; organized town halls; talked to victims of police abuse; donated money to

June 5, 2020
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