The ACLU is proud to announce we had huge turnout for this year’s Pride Parade. We had a total of 42 enthusiastic volunteers march with us this year. Thanks to all the wonderful participants who helped make this year’s Pride a success. Check out some photos of the event below. Don’t hide More >
This summer, the ACLU of Oklahoma will be focusing its efforts on saving equal opportunity programs that are at risk of being banned. During the 2011 sessions, the Oklahoma State Legislature approved a measure, if approved by voters in 2012, will disband affirmative action programs across the state. State Question More >
The ACLU of Oklahoma mourns the death of civil rights pioneer Clara Luper. Luper passed away earlier this month.
In 1958, three years before the famous freedom rides, Luper led a group of young activists to Katz Drug store and sat down at the segregated counter. The group endured threats and More >
The ACLU’s participation in the Paseo Arts Festival was a success! Held over Memorial Day Weekend, the festival drew hundreds of Oklahomans and provided a steady stream at the ACLU booth. More >
The ACLU of Oklahoma is proud to announce that no anti-immigrant bills were signed into law in 2011. With more than 20 anti-immigrant bills filed, the ACLU worked tirelessly to lobby against these measures. Before the 2011 session began, the ACLU helped organize a broad coalition that included civil rights More >
Tamya Cox, Deputy Director and Legislative Council, will be the guest speaker at the Friday Noon Speaker Luncheon of the Oklahoma County Democratic Party on Friday, June 3. The luncheon series is held at the Boulevard Cafeteria, More >
Deputy Director Tamya Cox spoke at the 2011 Pink Wave held at the State Capitol on May 12, 2011. Cox, a rigorous supporter of choice, invoked lyrics from “Power” by Kanye West to demonstrate the need for women to get off the sidelines and back into the fight. “We must More >
Update: ACLU Executive Director Position search has been extended until May 20th.
POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT: AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION OF OKLAHOMA
The American Civil Liberties Union of Oklahoma (ACLU-OK), a statewide non-profit organization which promotes and defends civil liberties, is seeking an Executive Director to direct the diverse and challenging activities of More >
The ACLU Board of Directors named Oklahoma City attorney Mark Henricksen to serve as Interim Executive Director. Henricksen is a former board member, president, general counsel and national board representative. He has been a volunteer ACLU attorney, having worked in the defense of the Tin Drum, the case against More >
Twenty-four years of dedicated service to the defense of the Bill of Rights and the causes of human rights entered a new chapter on February 4, 2011. Joann Bell celebrated a birthday by beginning her retirement. Joann began working for the ACLU as a part time More >