The American Civil Liberties Union is offering 15 of the nation’s most committed, young civil liberties activists $7,000 each toward their first year in college. Winners will also become part of an elite class of scholar-activists who will be invited to participate in ongoing activities with the ACLU, including the Youth Activist Institute training program at the ACLU National office in New York City. We are looking for students who have stood up for civil liberties, tolerance, free speech, and equality! Past scholarship winners were recognized for a wide variety of civil liberties activism including: Creating and teaching a class for middle school students thatRead More →

The ACLU of Oklahoma acknowledges with sadness the passing of legendary journalist, columnist and long time ACLU supporter Molly Ivins. Molly never wavered in her commitment to the mission of the ACLU, and worked tirelessly as a spokesperson to benefit our organization. She appeared at countless affiliate events, and at one point resolved to do something for the ACLU at least once a month. She was the keynote speaker for the Oklahoma affiliate’s 1994 Bill of Rights Celebration and sent a video message to the 2003 event. Molly’s legacy of support will continue through her bequest to the ACLU, a gesture she energetically encouraged othersRead More →