Border Rights

Every year, Border Patrol detains tens of thousands of men, women, and children in its notorious “hieleras” (Spanish for “iceboxes”), where detainees are packed into freezing, dirty, and overcrowded cells, denied basic necessities, and held incommunicado for days at a time.  The ACLU is working t

Disability Rights

The ACLU of Arizona strives for an America free of discrimination against people with disabilities, where they are valued, integrated members of society with full access to education, homes, health care, jobs, and families.

Education Equity

The ACLU of Arizona works to ensure all students have equal access to public education and that students’ constitutional rights are protected.

Free Speech

“Freedom of expression is the matrix, the indispensable condition, of nearly every other form of freedom.”

—U.S. Supreme Court Justice Benjamin N. Cardozo in Palko v. Connecticut

Immigrants' Rights

Although it has been seven years since SB 1070 was passed by the Legislature and Joe Arpaio is no longer sheriff of Maricopa County, many people still experience discrimination, hostility, and civil violations because of their real or perceived imm

LGBTQ Rights

The ACLU of Arizona is dedicated to protecting the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual,  transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people in our state.

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