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27 03, 2017

Day 67: Read one immigrant’s experience living in rural Tennessee

March 27th, 2017|Categories: Your First 100 Days Challenge|

   Read "Twenty years and counting in Tennessee," about one immigrant's experience living in rural Tennessee "People anywhere are usually better individually than collectively [and] when you meet people half-way, [...]

26 03, 2017

Day 66: Stop life without parole for juvenile offenders

March 26th, 2017|Categories: Your First 100 Days Challenge|

   Stop life without parole for juvenile offenders This week, lawmakers will take up a bill that would eliminate life without parole for minors and give children caught up in [...]

25 03, 2017

Day 65: Watch “Celebrating Freedom, Fighting for Justice” about ACLU-TN’s history

March 25th, 2017|Categories: Your First 100 Days Challenge|

   Watch "Celebrating Freedom, Fighting for Justice" about ACLU-TN's history From the 1925 Scopes Monkey Trial to representing Dr. Martin Luther King during the 1968 Memphis sanitation workers strike to [...]

24 03, 2017

Day 64: Help someone register to vote

March 24th, 2017|Categories: Your First 100 Days Challenge|

   Help someone register to vote Voting is a cornerstone of our democracy, and since its foundation ACLU has worked to defend the right to vote. Today, become a voting [...]

23 03, 2017

Day 63: Learn how the new labor secretary could impact LGBT & women workers

March 23rd, 2017|Categories: Your First 100 Days Challenge|

   Learn about the impact the new labor secretary could have on LGBT and women workers LGBT and women workers — indeed every single worker in this country — deserve [...]

23 03, 2017

Judge Issues Preliminary Injunction in Lawsuit Challenging Solitary Confinement of Youth

March 23rd, 2017|Categories: Press Releases|

ACLU-TN joined a lawsuit challenging Memphis' creation of a list of people who require a police escort while visiting City Hall, contending that it violates the First Amendment and a 1978 ACLU-TN consent decree prohibiting the Memphis government from monitoring constitutionally-protected political activities.

22 03, 2017

Bill Restricting Transgender Students’ Access to Restrooms Halted in Committee

March 22nd, 2017|Categories: Press Releases|

ACLU-TN joined a lawsuit challenging Memphis' creation of a list of people who require a police escort while visiting City Hall, contending that it violates the First Amendment and a 1978 ACLU-TN consent decree prohibiting the Memphis government from monitoring constitutionally-protected political activities.

22 03, 2017

Day 62: Tell Congress: Don’t repeal the Affordable Care Act

March 22nd, 2017|Categories: Your First 100 Days Challenge|

   Tell Congress: Don't repeal the Affordable Care Act The non-partisan Congressional Budget Office recently found that under the plan to repeal the ACA, 24 million more Americans would lose [...]

22 03, 2017

2017 Gerard A. Vanderhaar Symposium featuring Shaka Senghor

March 22nd, 2017|Categories: Events|

Friday, March 31, 2017 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. University Theater, Christian Brothers University Campus 650 East Parkway South Memphis, TN 38104 ACLU-TN is pleased to be cosponsoring the twelfth [...]

21 03, 2017

Day 61: Make the dream of college a reality for Tennessee high school graduates

March 21st, 2017|Categories: Your First 100 Days Challenge|

   Make the dream of college a reality for Tennessee high school graduates For thousands of TN students, the dream of going to college and choosing a career isn't accessible [...]