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 of Colorado Bill of Rights Dinner

Thursday, September 28, 2017
Four Seasons Hotel Denver

The ACLU of Colorado’s Bill of Rights Dinner is an annual event where we come together to celebrate our victories, honor our leaders, and inspire our community to continue the critical work of defending and preserving civil rights and civil liberties for all.  All funds raised by the Bill of Rights Dinner provide crucial support to sustain and expand the ACLU of Colorado’s vital legal, advocacy, communication, and education work throughout the state.

Nominations are now open for the 2017 ACLU of Colorado Bill of Rights Dinner. We hope that you will consider nominating an outstanding individual, group, firm, or organization who are worthy of public recognition for going above and beyond in their work on behalf of civil rights and civil liberties.

The nominations form, along with a list of previous honorees, can be found here:

Please note that not all awards are given annually. If you prefer to submit a nomination electronically, please e-mail Rachel at or visit our online nomination form at:

All nominations must be received by Friday, April 14th, 2017. The recipient(s) of the award will be announced in June and will be recognized at our dinner on Thursday, September 28th. For questions about the nominations process or this year’s event, please contact Rachel Pryor-Lease, Stewardship and Events Manager, at or 720-402-3105.

We are also now seeking sponsorships for this year’s dinner, and we hope you will consider joining us as a key sponsor of this event. For more information about the sponsorship levels and benefits, please contact Rachel at 720-402-3105 or

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