<iframe src="//www.googletagmanager.com/ns.html?id=GTM-PLKVN8" height="0" width="0" style="display:none;visibility:hidden">


City Life

ACLU Sues SEPTA Over Rejected “Political” Ads

The Pennsylvania chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union has filed a lawsuit on behalf of the California-based Center for Investigative Reporting against SEPTA over […]

City Life

LGBTQ Event of the Week: A Hero Like Me

For its love of queer comics, this week’s LGBTQ event of the week is A Hero Like Me. Enjoy an afternoon that plans to “create […]

ppd logo, child luring
City Life

Lawyers Say Stop-and-Frisk Still Targets Black Residents in Philly

A report released earlier this month found that stop-and-frisk practices were slowly improving in Philly. But follow-up analysis compiled by the same group – plaintiffs in […]

City Life

Pa. House Passes Another Cop Shooting Bill

A bill that would stall the naming of police involved in deadly shootings has passed the state House.

City Life

Former Philly Trans Conference Co-Chair Speaks Out After ACLU Files Suit

On Tuesday, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of D.C. announced a lawsuit against the D.C. Police Department over the alleged “illegal entry” of the […]

Asali Family
City Life

WATCH: Syrian Family Deported From PHL Lands at JFK

The Syrian family who was deported from the Philadelphia International Airport on January 28th – one day after President Donald Trump passed his executive order on […]

City Life

LGBTQ&A: Naiymah Sanchez

Naiymah Sanchez is a trans-Latina community activist and transgender advocate coordinator for the ACLU of Pennsylvania. We caught up with her on serving the community, […]

City Life

LGBTQ&A: Reggie Shuford

Reggie Shuford, Esq., is the executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania. We chatted with the civil rights leader on working for […]

City Life

LGBTQ Event of the Week: Queering Racial Justice Institute

For its impressive lineup of national and local guests and its all-inclusive focus on timely subject matter, this week’s LGBTQ event of the week is […]

The Poor People's Economic Human Rights Campaign and the ACLU announce their lawsuit against Philadelphia
City Life

ACLU Sues City Over DNC Protest Permit Denial

The ACLU filed a lawsuit against the City of Philadelphia today over the denial of a protest march permit on the opening day of the […]


ACLU: Philly Is Setting Itself Up for Conflict With DNC Protesters

The ACLU of Pennsylvania faxed a letter to Mayor Jim Kenney this morning raising questions about the city’s stance on protests during the Democratic National Convention. The letter […]


There’s Going to Be a Big Philly Stop-and-Frisk Town Hall

No matter where you look, there’s a cloud of confusion surrounding the future of stop-and-frisk in Philly. Take the political theater playing out in various opinion columns over the […]

City Life

ACLU App Lets Civilians Record Police

The last year has been filled with videos depicting — or purporting to depict — police misconduct across the United States. Now the ACLU is […]

City Life

ACLU and Mazzoni Center Join City in Filing Brief Against SEPTA

The American Civil Liberties Union and the Mazzoni Center joined the City of Philadelphia and the Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations in filing a brief […]

City Life

If You See a Cop Stop, Start Recording

For the past week, the country has spent a lot of time — perhaps too much? — watching North Charleston, South Carolina, police officer Michael Slager fire […]