Letters to Officials

The ACLU of Kansas exhausts all possible options before pursuing litigation, which is a last resort. Writing open letters to public officials holds them accountable and can often resolve issues without getting the courts involved. 

City of Leavenworth re: proposed homelessness ban

The ACLU of Kansas and the National Homelessness Law Center have sent a letter to the City of Leavenworth regarding their proposed camping ban. We informed the Mayor, Mayor Pro-Tem, and Commissioners that proposed ordinance fails to follow the 9th Circuit’s ruling in Martin v.

July 27, 2021

North Lyon County USD 251 Title IX Violations

The ACLU of Kansas has sent a letter to North Lyon County School District (USD 251) urging them to create policies and procedures protecting LGBTQ+ rights. On July 30, 2021, we sent a letter acknowledging their commitment to creating these policies.

July 7, 2021

UberEats: Displayed Name Policy and Risks to Transgender Drivers

On June 21, 2021 the ACLU of Kansas of Kansas sent a letter to UberEats imploring them to change a dangerous policy regarding trans drivers using thier app. Our client is a trans man who wanted his profile to reflect his correct name and pronouns.

June 22, 2021