Colorado Rights Blog


  • Executive Director Nathan Woodliff-Stanley spoke at the marriage equality rally on March 3rd

  • Leisel Kemp, whose brother Jason was killed by CSP after they entered his home without a warrant, spoke at the 2013 Bill of Rights Dinner about the ACLU’s legal advocacy on behalf of her family.

  • Out of Sight, Out of Mind is an original short film from the ACLU of Colorado about a man who has spent 17 years in solitary confinement and now suffers from debilitating mental illness.

ACLU expands its Denver staff by two

The ACLU of Colorado added two new staffers in January, hiring Development Assistant Caryn Osterman and Communications Associate Erik Maulbetsch.

Caryn will help Associate Director Mary Korch with development projects including fundraising, special events, and administration. Erik will handle internal and external communications, including press releases, event publicity, and updating the website.

Coming to the ACLU from the National Jewish Center for Immunology and Respiratory Medicine, Caryn worked as a development associate. She researched and cultivated donors and assisted with the planning and execution of fundraising events and dinners. Caryn holds an RN from the University of Massachusetts (Amherst) and an MBA from the University of Colorado.

Erik worked previously as editor of The Yellow Scene, an arts, entertainment and news magazine covering East Boulder County and the North Metro area. He covered local and state politics, regional news, and cultural activities for the past four years. He holds a BA from Middlebury College in Vermont.

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