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Five Things You Can Do Right Now to Resist the Muslim Ban

Last week, the ACLU of Virginia partnered with the Islamic Center of Virginia to host a #NoMuslimBanEver Community Forum, an event for people affected by the U.S. Supreme Court decision to uphold President Trump's Muslim ban to come together and learn more about its legal ramifications.

July 3, 2018 Immigrants' Rights

Meredith Mason: Making Good Trouble

I'm incredibly grateful to the ACLU of Virginia for giving me the opportunity to work toward a more free and equal Virginia. The people I’ve come to know in this organization are passionate about their work. They challenge each other every day, and they are driven by the common goal of liberty.

June 28, 2018

But what else can I do?

Personal stories destroy stereotypes and ignite compassion, for others, for our selves and for the world we live in. My passion is already providing a safe and sacred space for stories to be written and providing a platform where those stories can be heard.

June 18, 2018 Free Speech

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