ACLU Foundation of Arizona

Phoenix, AZ   |  WWW.ACLUAZ.ORG

Mission

THE MISSION OF THE ACLU FOUNDATION OF ARIZONA IS TO DEFEND AND PRESERVE, THROUGH LITIGATION AND PUBLIC EDUCATION, INDIVIDUAL RIGHTS AND FREEDOMS GUARANTEED TO ALL BY THE CONSTITUTION AND THE LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES AND ARIZONA.

Ruling year info

1972

Principal Officer

ALESSANDRA SOLER

Main address

PO Box 17148

Phoenix, AZ 85011

EIN

23-7238580

NTEE code info

Civil Liberties Advocacy (R60)

IRS filing requirement

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SOURCE: IRS Form 990

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Program 1

LEGAL PROGRAM - THE ACLU FOUNDATION OF ARIZONA PROVIDES LEGAL REPRESENTATION TO PERSONS WHOSE CIVIL LIBERTIES ARE THREATENED OR VIOLATED. IN FISCAL YEAR 2020, WE MAINTAINED A DOCKET OF 17 ACTIVE CASES CHALLENGING VIOLATIONS BY GOVERNMENT. WE FILED 3 NEW CASES AND 11 NEW FRIEND-OF-THE-COURT BRIEFS AND SENT 12 DEMAND LETTERS ON GOVERNMENT POLICIES AND/OR ACTIONS THAT VIOLATED CIVIL LIBERTIES. WE WERE ABLE TO MAINTAIN OUR LEGAL DOCKET OF CASES THANKS TO THE DONATED LEGAL SERVICES OF LOCAL ATTORNEYS TOTALING $1,213,506 DURING FISCAL YEAR 2019-2020. THE ACLU FOUNDATION OF ARIZONA PROCESSED 1,387 COMPLAINTS FROM COMMUNITY MEMBERS SEEKING LEGAL ASSISTANCE FROM US.

Expenses
$843,034
Revenue
$0

PUBLIC EDUCATION PROGRAM - THROUGH PUBLIC EDUCATION AND COMMUNITY OUTREACH, THE ACLU FOUNDATION OF ARIZONA INFORMS PEOPLE ABOUT CIVIL LIBERTIES AND CIVIL RIGHTS THAT ARE PROTECTED BY THE CONSTITUTION AND LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES AND ARIZONA. THE ORGANIZATION HOSTED PUBLIC EDUCATION EVENTS, DISTRIBUTED LEGAL HANDBOOKS, PUBLISHED ISSUE REPORTS, AND CONDUCTED MEDIA INTERVIEWS ON PRESSING CIVIL LIBERTIES ISSUES AFFECTING ARIZONANS.

Expenses
$334,303
Revenue
$0

COMMUNICATIONS - THROUGH TARGETED COMMUNICATIONS, AND TRADITIONAL AND ONLINE MEDIA, THE ACLU OF ARIZONA HELPS INFORM THE PUBLIC ABOUT PRESSING CIVIL LIBERTIES ISSUES. WE USE A VARIETY OF COMMUNICATIONS STRATEGIES TO EDUCATE AND RAISE AWARENESS AMONG OUR MEMBERS, (WHICH TOTALED 12,932 IN 2020) AND SUPPORTERS, INCLUDING DRAFTING OP-EDS AND LETTERS TO THE EDITOR AND RESPONDING TO CIVIL LIBERTIES-RELATED NEWS ITEMS IN THE MEDIA THE ACLU OF ARIZONA HAD 1,138 MENTIONS IN THE PRESS; 263,000 SOCIAL MEDIA HITS AND HAD 34,054 SOCIAL MEDIA FOLLOWERS, AND PUBLISHED OVER 25 BLOGS.

Expenses
$87,901
Revenue
$0

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