Past Events

It’s Not Too Late to Be a Voter: Voting Q&A

We get it – it's hard to vote during a global pandemic! But even if you’ve been putting off making your plan to be a voter, you still have an opportunity to vote safely. 

October 29, 2020

Local Mechanisms for Policing Change

The fight for racial justice must take place across all sectors of society. What are local mechanisms for change when it comes to policing? Who is in control of police budgets? Who makes decisions about hiring and firing?

October 15, 2020

Be a Voter: Know Your Voting Rights

Have questions about how to be a voter? Wondering whether it’s safe to mail a ballot? Not sure if you can still vote in person?

October 8, 2020

Understanding the Defund/Abolish Movement

After the murder of George Floyd, the movement to defund and/or abolish police gained greater attention and momentum. But what do these terms really mean? What vision of community does this movement support, and what systems can we change to improve policing here in St.

September 24, 2020

What If I'm Stopped by Police?

If you're stopped by police, it's important to know what to do. Join us for a special workshop to Know Your Rights with Ismael Dore, ACLU-MN community engagement associate, and David McKinney, ACLU-MN staff attorney.

July 24, 2020

2020 ACLU-MN Virtual Liberty Awards

Please join the ACLU of Minnesota, emcee and renowned gospel singer Jearlyn Steele, and our award winners as we celebrate these heroes who protect and advance civil liberties throughout Minnesota. The virtual event streams live on ACLU-MN's Facebook page and YouTube on July 16 at 4:30 p.m.

July 16, 2020