Colorado Rights Blog


  • Our membership has quadrupled in the last six months, making it possible to do more than ever to protect civil rights and civil liberties in Colorado. Thank you to all our new members, supporters, and donors, and the ones who’ve been with us for years.

  • 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.

Coloradans for Alternatives to the Death Penalty’s Annual Dinner

Coloradans for Alternatives to the Death Penalty is having its annual dinner on September 11th, 2010 at the Arvada Center for the Arts in Arvada, Colorado.

Renowned author, activist, and speaker Sr. Helen Prejean will be the Keynote Speaker.

The following awards will be presented at the dinner:

  • Abolitionist of the Year Award to Mike Root
  • Spirit of Courage Award to Rep. Ed Vigil
  • Volunteer of the Year Award to Philip Tobias

Learn more about the dinner and sign up to attend.

About Coloradans for Alternatives to the Death Penalty

Coloradans for Alternatives to the Death Penalty (CADP), formerly Coloradans Against the Death Penalty, is a nonprofit organization dedicated to making our justice system more effective by establishing smart alternatives that abolish capital punishment. We are concerned citizens, religious leaders, political leaders, criminal defense lawyers, and relatives of murder victims.

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