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Please contact Sam Petto, Communications Director, for all press inquiries. (402) 476-8091 ext. 104.

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Poll Shows Pushback on New Prison Plan

LINCOLN, Neb. – A new poll commissioned by the ACLU of Nebraska shows broad consensus that Nebraska’s prison overcrowding emergency should be addressed by reducing the number of people in prison instead of building a new prison.

Among the takeaways:

September 17, 2020

Advocates Urge End to School Police Programs

LINCOLN, Neb. – Today a coalition of nonprofit organizations and community groups sent a joint letter to Nebraska school district superintendents and board members, urging them to end their school police programs and reinvest resources into counseling and mental health services.

July 15, 2020

Groups Advocating for Protesters See Progress in Omaha

OMAHA, Neb. – The ACLU of Nebraska and Justice for James Omaha welcome a new change to the City of Omaha’s plan for Nebraskans who face criminal repercussions for their civil disobedience during racial justice protests.

July 8, 2020