Be informed about your rights and the rights of others. Use this information to protect yourself and those who are most vulnerable to policy changes.
Knowledge is power.
Know Your Rights
Need a refresher course on your basic rights as a citizen of the United States of America? Check out the American Civil Liberties Union's Know Your Rights materials, which include population-specific information (LGBT, Religious Freedoms, Women's Rights and more!).
Not sure about your rights as a voter? Check out the Brennan Center's Voting Rights and Elections page. For further information, explore the voting rights organizations listed in this toolkit.
Rights for Immigrants
Want to know more about your rights as an immigrant? Looking for more information on how to protect immigrants in your community? Review The National Immigration Law Center's fact sheet for more information.
Are you a New American with questions about immigration and naturalization? Do you need a referral for services? Call New York State's New American Hotline at 1-800-566-7636.