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ACLU Go here to learn more about our civil liberties and how YOU can stand up for them. Also check out the ACLU of Illinois website.

AskTheJudge What are your rights at home?  At school?  Learn about and discuss the law with other teens.

Human Rights Campaign Envisions a world where LGBTQ people are ensured of their basic equal rights; and can be open, honest and safe at home, at work and in the community.

Illinois Rules of the Road Download these to help you study for your driver's test; or review any of the changes since you got your license. The rules are also available in Polish and Spanish. For more practice, download the workbook.

National Anti-Censorship Coalition An alliance dedicated to protecting free expression and access to information in classrooms and libraries.

National Immigrant Justice Center Dedicated to ensuring human rights protections and access to justice for all immigrants, refugees and asylum seekers.

National Youth Advocacy Coalition NYAC is a social justice organization that advocates for and with young people who are LGBTQ in an effort to end discrimination.

National Youth Rights Association NYRA is dedicated to defending the freedom, equality, and rights of all young people by challenging age discrimination and prejudice.

Register to Vote If you will turn 18 on or before the date of the next election, then you can register to vote! Find answers to your questions about voting in Illinois here. If you live in Suburban Cook County, than you will also find election information at the Cook County Clerk website.

Southern Poverty Law Center The SPLC is dedicated to fighting hate and bigotry and to seeking justice for the most vulnerable members of our society.