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02.04.20

2020 Bill of Rights Dinner

Please save the date for our annual Bill of Rights Dinner on Thursday, October 1, 2020. The Bill of Rights Dinner is our opportunity to come together as a community to honor our leaders, celebrate our victories, and inspire action to continue the imperative work of defending and preserving civil rights and civil liberties for all. All funds raised by the Bill of Rights.... | Read More

ACLU of Colorado Mourns the Loss of Long-time Leader and Advocate Judd Golden

ACLU of Colorado is deeply saddened by the death of Judd Golden, 70, on January 28, 2020. Judd was killed in a head-on collision on I-25 north of Pueblo when another car crossed the median. A long-time ACLU leader and volunteer, Judd was head of the Boulder Chapter of the ACLU for 20 years and a member of the chapter beginning in 1985. He was a volunteer cooperating.... | Read More

The Division of Youth Services is Right to Double Down on Culture Change

At the Capitol and in a recent op-ed, the Division of Youth Services has reaffirmed its commitment to culture change in DYS facilities. DYS has also put forward a plan to break down Lookout Mountain Youth Services Center into smaller facilities, to allow critical culture change to take root. These are the right steps to ensure safe and effective environments in DYS facilities,.... | Read More

Death Penalty, News | 01.28.20

Effort to End the Death Penalty in Colorado Advances

January 28, 2020 Effort to End the Death Penalty in Colorado Advances DENVER – Coloradans from across the state and sponsors on both sides of the aisle gathered to hear SB20-100 to Repeal The Death Penalty. After six hours of testimony, the bill passed out of the Senate Judiciary Committee with a 3-2 vote. “Yesterday’s testimony from faith leaders, an exoneree.... | Read More

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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....
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Find the information you need to exercise your right to vote, learn about ACLU-CO endorsed ballot initiatives and help us get-out-the-vote! If you're experiencing voter....