New York Civil Liberties Union
The New York City Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU) defends the civil liberties in New York state, promoting equality and the right to due process for all New Yorkers. The NYCLU maintains that "all New Yorkers have inalienable rights that cannot be taken away by the government or by majority vote."

Videos from New York Civil Liberties Union

The Artwork of Nari Ward

New York Civil Liberties Union 03:23 Politics and Advocacy

Nari Ward presents his artwork and his goal of making people think about the justice system with a different point of view.

The Work of Nari Ward

New York Civil Liberties Union 02:18 Politics and Advocacy

Nari Ward breaks down one of his pieces from "Liberty and Orders," and what the Miranda Rights means to him.

New York Civil Liberties Union 13:01 Politics and Advocacy

NYCLU takes you inside solitary confinement, and how it effects the mental health of inmates living under these circumstances.

True Cost of Isolation

New York Civil Liberties Union 03:16 Politics and Advocacy

Family members open up about the long term mental health effects their loved ones in prison have had from solitary confinement.

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Born from the American Civil Liberties Union, the NYCLU is New York’s defender of civil rights. The NYCLU has led the way and helped to create a more open, just and equitable society. The NYCLU fights for civil liberties and civil rights through a multi-layered program of litigation, advocacy, public education and community organizing.

They represent ordinary people who have experienced injustice and have decided to fight back. Their clients are men and women, rich and poor, gay and straight, black, white and brown, young and old, religious and atheist, able-bodied and living with a disability, citizens and immigrants. When their rights are vindicated, all New Yorkers benefit.


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