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Reimagine Policing in Vermont Sign On Letter

In the midst of a nationwide movement to address police abuse of power and end systemic racism, a diverse group of Vermont-based organizations is urging Vermont public officials and candidates for office to embrace a comprehensive, ten-part action plan for police reform.

August 5, 2020

ACLU Testimony on Police Reform Bills S.219 & S.119

On June 24th, 2020 ACLU of Vermont Executive Director James Duff Lyall testified to the Vermont House Government Operations and Judiciary Committees on proposals before the legislature for police reform.

Read or download the testimony below.

June 24, 2020

ACLU Testimony on Police Reform Bill S.219

On June 17th, 2020 the ACLU of Vermont submitted testimony to the Vermont Senate Judiciary Committee on proposals before the legislature for police reform in Senate Bill 219.

Read or download the testimony below.

June 18, 2020

ACLU Letter to Burlington School Commissioners on Police in Schools

On June 16, 2020, the ACLU of Vermont and its partners sent a letter to the Burlington School District's commissioners to voice concern about the unnecessary placement of school resources officers (SROs) in our schools, which studies show harms students, and to request that they seek alternatives

June 17, 2020

ACLU Testimony on Police Reforms in Vermont

On June 11th, 2020 the ACLU of Vermont submitted testimony to the Vermont Senate Judiciary and Government Operations Committees on divesting from law enforcement to address systemic racism and support Vermont communities.

June 11, 2020

2020 Winter Newsletter

As the ACLU enters its centennial year, our role in safeguarding civil liberties has never been more vital. It’s been a busy and impactful time for us, which is why we are excited to share our winter newsletter with you.

March 10, 2020