Meet our Policy Associate, Chelsey Birgisdóttir

Meet our Policy Associate, Chelsey Birgisdóttir! She’s been a part of the #ACLUsquad here at @sdACLU for over half a year advocating for police transparency and privacy in technology. We asked her what her work means to her and here’s what she said. February 19, 2020

San Diego Values Community & Transparency

The California Values Act (SB 54), which went into effect in January 2018, protects the safety and well-being of all Californians by ensuring state and local resources are not used for federal immigration enforcement. In enacting the law, the state legislature acknowledged what community groups... November 18, 2019

My Time as a Legal Intern at the ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties

Before law school, I worked for several years in education and saw a number of systemic inequalities and injustices in my community that I felt powerless to address. After doing some soul-searching, I decided to go to law school to work in the public interest sector and better serve these at-risk... August 29, 2019