JOIN US IN CONVERSATION WITH UDI OFER, DEPUTY NATIONAL POLITICAL DIRECTOR, AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION (ACLU) ON HOW IT WORKS TO PROTECT THE RIGHTS OF CITIZENS, WITH SPECIAL EMPHASIS AS IT RELATES TO THIS CURRENT U.S. ADMINISTRATION.
Udi Ofer brings more than 15 years of experience as a civil rights lawyer to the ACLU. From 2003-2013, he worked at the New York Civil Liberties Union, where he founded the Advocacy Department. There he challenged the NYPD’s stop-and-frisk practices and spearheaded the effort to pass legislation banning racial profiling by the NYPD. From 2013-2016, he served as Executive Director of the ACLU of New Jersey. Under his leadership the organization achieved historic victories on a variety of criminal justice reform issues, including overhauling New Jersey’s broken bail system, creating one of the nation’s strongest police civilian review boards in Newark and banning the use of solitary confinement as punishment of juveniles.
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