KNOW YOUR RIGHTS

For resources and information about your rights in encounters with police, ICE or the FBI, please visit our page below. Our Know Your Rights information is available in multiple languages.

KNOW YOUR RIGHTS PAGE

KNOW YOUR VOTING RIGHTS

For resources on voting, voting while on felony probation, voting as a student and much more, please visit this page.

KNOW YOUR VOTING RIGHTS

RIGHT TO LEARN 

For resources and information about the movement to ban books and why it's important that books remain accessible in schools and libraries in Minnesota and across the country. 

BANNED BOOKS RESOURCES

COVID-19 RESOURCES

For resources and information about the government's response to the pandemic and what the ACLU-MN is doing to help protect vulnerable Minnesotans from the virus, check out our COVID-19 Resources Page.

COVID-19 RESOURCES

 

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

Blueprint for Smart Justice in Minnesota

The American Civil Liberties Union has completed a comprehensive study on mass incarceration in the state — and what actions we can take to dramatically reduce it.

December 11, 2019

Request a Constitution

The ACLU of Minnesota provides pocket-sized copies of the U.S. and Minnesota Constitutions (together in one booklet) at no cost to Minnesotans. Please be prepared to cover the cost of postage if the constitutions will be shipped outside of Minnesota.

May 8, 2023

Teacher Resources

Educating students about their civil liberties is one of the most important objectives of the ACLU of Minnesota. We offer several resources for use in the classroom for free.

May 12, 2017

Minneapolis Policing Project

This report digs into 33 months of data the ACLU obtained from the police department and explores the who, what, when, where, why, and how of low-level arrests occurring in a city known for its affluence and liberal politics.

August 9, 2018