Past Events

Canceled: The ACLU Lunch

We are truly disappointed we couldn’t gather together this year for the 2020 ACLU Lunch. The health, safety and well-being of our ACLU supporters is of utmost importance and we believe it is in the best interest of everyone to cancel the event.

March 27, 2020

Cook County State's Attorney Candidate Forum

The position of State’s Attorney has a significant impact on a number of civil liberties’ interests, including: police accountability, reducing jail and prison populations, addressing racial disparities in our criminal legal system, and how Cook County protects and welcomes immi

February 29, 2020

Women's March Chicago

Join us, and people throughout the country, as we march in support of much needed change that will protect human rights for everyone in our country. We will be meeting at the southwest corner of Randolph and Michigan Avenues beginning at 9:00 am.

January 18, 2020

ACLU Next Generation Society Fall Fundraiser

Please join the ACLU Next Generation Society at Fairlie (339 N. Bell Ave., Chicago) for our 2019 Fall Fundraiser! Enjoy drinks, light food, and a host of fun activities. This is an important night to celebrate the ACLU’s essential mission: standing up for the rights of all people.

October 18, 2019

Rally to End Criminalization, Detention and Deportation

The appalling pictures and descriptions of conditions inside immigration detention facilities shock the conscience and the nation. People crowded into small spaces, forced to sleep on concrete floors without proper food or medical care.

July 13, 2019

Pride Parade - Chicago

Come celebrate Pride in Chicago and the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots by marching with the ACLU of Illinois! Join volunteers, staff, and supporters as we march in Chicago's Pride Parade on Sunday, June 30th.

June 30, 2019