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Remembering Charlottesville

On the anniversary of the Unite the Right march in Charlottesville, which resulted in the death of Heather Heyer and two police officers and serious injuries to many others, we reaffirm our commitment to the fight for racial justice. 

August 12, 2021 Racial Justice

Mira Carroll: Think global, act local

As I continue this internship and journey, the rationale of thinking globally and acting locally captures the spirit with which I apply my work: with humility, empathy, and an understanding of the bigger picture.

July 15, 2021

Mary Bauer: “¡Sí Se Puede!”

For me, “¡Sí Se Puede!,” is a reminder that together we really can change the world. And that is why I’m here now at the ACLU of Virginia — to change the world for the better.

July 8, 2021