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Coalition Files Lawsuit Urging State Supreme Court to Protect Jails and Public from COVID-19

April 3, 2020 DENVER – The Office of the Colorado State Public Defender, Colorado Criminal Defense Bar and the Office of Alternate Defense Counsel filed two emergency petitions today asking the Colorado Supreme Court to take immediate action to limit the spread of COVID-19 in Colorado jails by issuing a directive that lower courts are to do their part to safely reduce.... | Read More

Census 2020, News | 04.01.20

Join our At-Home Census Outreach Team!

Visit our Census 2020 homepage. [gravityform id="15" title="true" description="true"] Help us encourage Coloradans in Hard to Count communities (HTC) across the state to participate in the 2020 Census. In the past, Hard to Count communities such as those experiencing homelessness, immigrant communities, people of color, and LGBTQ+ folks have.... | Read More

Blog, News | 03.31.20

Goodbye From Nathan Woodliff-Stanley

On my last day at the ACLU of Colorado, I want to express my gratitude for the opportunity to have led this essential, impactful organization for the last 7 ½ years. I had no idea I would be leaving in the middle of a pandemic, but even this crisis illustrates the critical work of the ACLU, where we have sought to reduce immediately the crowding of people in jails, prisons,.... | Read More

Criminal Justice, News | 03.26.20

#DoingMyPartCO

STOP THE SPREAD OF COVID-19 IN COLORADO JAILS AND PRISONS Experts are sounding the alarm of the public health threat that prisons and jails pose during this pandemic. There is a heightened risk of infection for people who are involved in the criminal legal system – people living in it, people working in it, and the communities they return home to. It is not a question.... | Read More

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Census 2020
  What is the Census? The Census is a short survey the Census Bureau sends to every household in the country every ten years. It is required by the Constitution....
Pretrial Justice
Bring Our Neighbors Home Bring Our Neighbors Home is a multi-year, community-driven campaign to ensure that poverty is not a crime and the presumption of innocence is....
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The ACLU of Colorado is committed to ending the use of the death penalty in Colorado. The death penalty is an expensive, ineffective, and unjust government program that....
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Immigration The Constitution guarantees the fundamental rights of due process and equal protection to every person in this country, regardless of their immigration status. When....