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2023 Annual Report

we aren’t just trying to stem a backward slide of our rights. We are showing up for a vision of something greater: A Maryland where we can exercise our rights so that the law values and uplifts our humanity.

March 8, 2023

2022 Annual Report

We must keep in mind that we have never seen true democracy or full access to rights for all. These ideas remain elusive, both in Maryland and across America. But we must imagine it, and then work to realize our vision. We won’t back down, we won’t give up, and we won't be silent.

March 7, 2023

2021 Annual Report

In 2021, the ACLU of Maryland is celebrating a special birthday. It’s our 90th year protecting civil liberties and civil rights, and advancing racial justice.

April 1, 2022

2020 Annual Report

The power of our country has always been with the people. And even with a Biden-Harris Administration, we still have a lot of work to do to protect our rights and liberties. Where do we go from here?

March 11, 2021

2019 Annual Report

The ACLU of Maryland was founded in 1931 in response to lynching on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. The organization’s first case was on behalf of a Black man named Orphan Jones who was charged with murder, denied counsel, and threatened with lynching.

March 16, 2020

2018 Annual Report

Our country, and our state, need all of us, wherever we are, to be involved. The ACLU knows from long experience that our rights don’t protect themselves.

December 3, 2018