The ACLU protects your freedom through a nationwide network of staffed offices in every state, Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico. To request legal assistance or get involved, find your local ACLU affiliate below.
The Lawyers’ Committee convenes the Civil Rights Coalition on Police Reform which includes 37 national civil and human rights organizations that meet weekly to develop policy and legal strategies to address police brutality. The Coalition primarily seeks to reform outdated, biased, and inappropriate policing tactics, while ensuring necessary accountability and creating better, more sustainable relationships between the community and police.
The Coalition for Social Justice is dedicated to building a grassroots movement for progressive social change, rooted in communities that have been excluded from the economic benefits of the current system. We have a dual focus: to recruit and develop leadership, especially from low income communities, and to build effective campaigns that address the economic survival issues that our constituency faces.
Law Enforcement Leaders unites more than 150 current and former police chiefs, sheriffs, federal and state prosecutors, and attorneys general from all 50 states to urge for a reduction in both crime and incarceration. We believe the country can reduce incarceration while keeping down crime, and we support changes to our criminal justice system to achieve that goal.
The National Police Athletics/Activities Leagues, Inc. exists to prevent juvenile crime and violence by providing civic, athletic, recreational and educational opportunities and resources to PAL Chapters. As a membership organization, National PAL provides Chapters with resources and opportunities to grow their own programs and enhance the quality of individual programming.
The Rhode Island State Police has re-energized their focus on the success of the inner-city youth of Rhode Island state. To help facilitate this goal, the Division has once again stressed the importance of the Community Outreach Program.