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Annual Report (2022)

In the past year we faced some dark moments in our pursuit of freedom, equality, and justice for all. Racism and fascism remain on the rise, along with hate-fueled acts of violence.

June 20, 2023

Annual Report (2021)

This was another supremely challenging year for all of us. COVID-19 continued to disrupt—and end—lives, voter suppression, abortion bans and attacks on LGBTQ rights escalated, and insurrectionists came unthinkably close to overturning our free and fair election.

June 22, 2022

Annual Report (2020)

The year 2020 was a dark time for our country, our state, and our people. The global pandemic, the killings of Black people by police, and the white supremacist campaign to hijack the Presidential election posed existential threats our democracy. And the threats continue.

April 21, 2021

Annual Report (2019)

Over the course of 2019, the NYCLU worked to achieve some important victories: reforming New York's criminal legal system, protecting immigrants from Trump's deportation machine, taking steps to dismantle the school-to-prison pipeline, advancing reproductive rights, and much more.

July 20, 2020

Annual Report (2018)

Throughout this report, you’ll see evidence of our work to fight back against the unconscionable actions of our government leaders. To advance a robust agenda in Albany. And to build a coordinated civil liberties majority throughout New York.

May 14, 2019

Annual Report (2017)

Tens of thousands of New Yorkers like you have teamed up with the New York Civil Liberties Union since Trump’s election. Many followed individual paths to join together for this singular fight against the unprecedented perils of the Trump administration.

April 10, 2018

Annual Report (2016)

For the past 65 years, the New York Civil Liberties Union has been dedicated to defending civil liberties and civil rights.

July 29, 2017

Annual Report (2015)

Dignity emerged as a decisive theme of the NYCLU’s work in 2015. We fought to protect and elevate the value of all New Yorkers’ rights to bodily integrity and self-determination.

May 17, 2016

Annual Report (2012)

At the New York Civil Liberties Union, change is constant. Each day we work to change laws, change minds and change hearts. And although the results of this work are often slow, they are far from invisible. But this year has been different.

February 15, 2013

Annual Report: 60 Years of Fighting for Civil Liberties (2011)

The New York Civil Liberties Union’s 60th anniversary is both a milestone and a marker in our ongoing commitment to preserve and protect our democracy. Since its founding in 1951, the NYCLU has helped shape our society and made a difference in people’s lives.

January 1, 2012