The ACLU of Wisconsin maintains a strong presence on Facebook and Twitter to engage civil libertarian activists through social media. Currently, the ACLU uses social media to help with projects monitoring police misconduct, racial profiling, election protection, and other civil liberties issues.
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Keep up with our student alliances around Wisconsin on Facebook!
A guide for Milwaukee-area residents to help educate them about their rights in law enforcement encounters.
Parents are the best advocates for the quality of their children’s education. The new comprehensive sexuality education law has provisions for parents to ask questions about sex ed classes, curriculum and teachers at their school. The following questions are for parents to ask their children’s school leadership about how they are complying with the new, higher standards for comprehensive sexuality education.
Whether or not you can come to the December 3, 2012 public forum on Milwaukee's transit crisis, you can still tell us your story about why your family depends on public transportation in the city. Download the form here.
A citizen's right to vote is one of the most basic rights in a democracy. That's why the ACLU of Wisconsin Foundation works to ensure that the right to vote is protected and that voters can cast their ballot without misinformation, intimidation or barriers. Knowing your rights and the law is an important step - download our 2012 voting rights materials or learn more about how Wisconsin's law barring people with felony convictions from voting post-incarceration is an important racial justice issue of our time.
Know Your Voting Rights for Election Day—November 6, 2012
This tri-fold brochure has more frequently asked questions and tips on how to avoid hassles at the polls.
Wisconsin law bars individuals with felony convictions from voting while incarcerated or while on probation, parole or extended supervision. This stops an estimated 62,000 citizens with felony convictions from voting. Learn why this is a problem by reading the ACLU's Unlock the Vote Wisconsin report.
This postcard clears up any confusion voters may have about who can and cannot vote with a criminal conviction. Those who have been convicted of a felony can vote after they are "off paper," or through with all incarceration, probation/parole or extended supervision. This document is ideal to send to professional printers.
This postcard clears up any confusion voters may have about who can and cannot vote with a criminal conviction. Those who have been convicted of a felony can vote after they are "off paper," or through with all incarceration, probation/parole or extended supervision. This document is ideal for photocopiers.
Student citizens can vote at their family's residence or at their Wisconsin college residence. This one-page FAQ is geared for students who have questions about registration and casting their ballot.
An article on whisteblowing written by ACLU of Wisconsin communications director Sarah Karon for Next Act Theatre's August 2013 newsletter.
An amicus brief filed by the ACLU of Wisconsin on October 11, 2013 in the case Appling v. Walker.
Testimony submitted for the Minnesota and Wisconsin hearing of the National Commission on Voting Rights, to address proposed changes to the Voting Rights Act in light of the Supreme Court’s decision in Shelby County v. Holder. Submitted on Feb. 25, 2014, by Karyn Rotker, ACLU of Wisconsin senior staff attorney, on behalf of the ACLU of Wisconsin and the Legal Committee of Wisconsin Election Protection.
On February 27, 2014, the ACLU of Wisconsin filed a preliminary injunction and amended complaint in its February 3 federal lawsuit challenging the Wisconsin ban on marriage for same-sex couples. The original suit was filed on behalf of four same-sex couples; the amended complaint added four additional couples.