Our Mission

The Maryland ACLU works to ensure that all people in the state of Maryland are free to think and speak as they choose and can lead their lives free from discrimination and unwarranted government intrusion. We are guided in our work by the United States Bill of Rights and the Maryland Declaration of Rights. The Maryland ACLU acts without partisanship to achieve these goals.



The Bare Facts

Jurisdiction: State of Maryland

Offices: Baltimore and Takoma Park

Founded: March 8, 1931- the 10th state ACLU affiliate. (National ACLU founded in 1920).

Membership Size: Approximately 42,000 in Maryland

Dues $20.00/ year and up (dues not tax-deductible).