American Civil Liberties Union

The American Civil Liberties Union is a nonprofit organization founded in 1920 "to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed to every person in this country by... Wikipedia

  • Predecessor:  National Civil Liberties Bureau
  • Founders:  Jeannette Rankin, Roger Nash Baldwin, Crystal Eastman, Helen Keller, Walter Nelles, Morris Ernst, Albert DeSilver, Arthur Garfield Hays, Jane Addams, Felix Frankfurter
  • Type:  501(c)(4) nonprofit organization
  • Tax ID no.:  13-3871360
  • Purpose:  Civil liberties advocacy
  • Headquarters:  125 Broad Street, New York, New York, U.S.
  • Membership:  1.84 million (2018)
  • President:  Deborah Archer
  • Executive Director:  Anthony Romero
  • Budget:  $309 million (2019, excludes affiliates)
  • Volunteers:  Several thousand attorneys
  • Data Source:  DuckDuckGo