Education

The American Civil Liberties Union of Connecticut Foundation offers a wide range of educational programs and material.

    • Curriculum: We have developed a curriculum to teach high school students about the Constitution using real cases and issues in Connecticut. Our first unit, on free speech, is available to teachers interested in testing it. Download the PDF or write to media@acluct.org for more information.
    • Publications: Read our printed newsletters and download our publications about privacy, police accountability and the school-to-prison pipeline.

Know Your Voting Rights

November 7, 2016

Know your rights about registering to vote on Election Day. If you or someone you know are in line by 8 p.m. and are prevented from registering to vote, it’s time to contact the ACLU-CT.

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Know Your Rights

August 31, 2016

Do you know your rights if you are stopped by the police? What if you are attending a protest, or recording the police? We’ve put together a few easy-to-use resources that might come in handy the next time you need quick access to information about your constitutional rights.

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Connecticut’s first-in-the-nation report about police Taser use shows troubling racial disparities and misuse. Learn more about police Tasers in Connecticut and the ACLU-CT’s work to ensure that police only use Tasers fairly, justly, and wisely.

A new study shows that, statewide, police in Connecticut disproportionately pull minority drivers over in traffic stops.

Connecticut is the lone success story among states in the Northeast, bucking a national trend toward more racially segregated schools, a new report from the Civil Rights Project at UCLA found.

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