Educational Videos

Why the 14th Amendment is my Favorite Amendment

David Loy, Legal Director, ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties

This video focuses on the importance of the 14th Amendment for everyone who resides in the United States.

The 14th Amendment: Equal Protection Under the Law

Hon. Rohanee Zapanta, Superior Court Judge,

State of California

Judge Zapanta gives her take on the 14th Amendment and what it means in her courtroom.

The 14th Amendment - Quest for Equality

Becky Jones, Attorney

This video explores the 14th Amendment's equal protection clause and its importance.

#Powerthe14th: Youth Speaks

ACLU of Northern California

Award winning Youth Radio explores the meaning of the 14th Amendment to young audiences and begs the question: How Can You Power the 14th?

The Post-Slavery Amendments of the Constitution

Robert Burns, Attorney, Law Offices of Robert Burns

This video focuses on the Post-Slavery Amendments to the Constitution: the 13th, 14th and 15th Amendments. We suggest that this video be watched in conjunction with its companion slideshow presentation.

The 14th Amendment: Equal Protection Under the Law and Striving to Become a More Perfect Union

David Trujillo, Advocacy Director,

ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties

This video discusses the importance of the 14th Amendment and how equal protection under the law is especially relevant in this year's election and in our pursuit to become a more perfect Union.

14th Amendment - Blue or Green?

Beatrice Zamora, Author/Community Activist
Through an illustrated children's book, Am I Blue or Am I Green/Azul o verde. ¿Cúal soy yo?, this video explains the importance of the 14th Amendment for citizen children living in mixed-status families. This video shares the beauty of a bicultural life of a citizen child and the child's fears that his parents might face deportation someday. Tolteca Press provided the book.