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A Year Without Sleep – ACLU & NLCHP Report Finds Durango has Criminalized Sleep for Homeless Residents

December 12, 2018 DENVER – The City of Durango has made sleeping outdoors, even without any cover or shelter, a criminal act for homeless residents who have nowhere else to go, according to a report issued this morning by ACLU of Colorado and the National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty (Law Center) titled A Year Without Sleep: How the City of Durango has.... | Read More

Judge Rules Colorado Sheriffs Have No Legal Authority to Hold Prisoners for ICE

December 7, 2018 DENVER – State District Court Judge Eric Bentley issued a final ruling last night barring El Paso County Sheriff Bill Elder from holding people in jail at the request of federal immigration enforcement (ICE) after they have posted bond, completed their sentence, or otherwise resolved their criminal case. “In issuing a very thorough final ruling that.... | Read More

News | 11.20.18

ACLU Sues Aurora for Brutalizing and Unlawfully Arresting Latino Man

November 20, 2018 ACLU Sues Aurora for Brutalizing and Unlawfully Arresting Latino Man Lawsuit Alleges Widespread Pattern of Racially Biased Policing Denver – The ACLU of Colorado sued the city of Aurora this morning on behalf of Alberto Torres, a Latino man who was illegally ordered out of his home and unjustifiably beaten by Aurora police officers who were.... | Read More

Voting Rights | 11.01.18

Activist Party & Beer Release

Sunday, November 4 1 pm - 3 pm Factotum Brewhouse | 3845 Lipan St., Denver, 80211 Join the ACLU of Colorado as we celebrate the hard work of our Vote Like Your Rights Depend On It campaign activists. Plus, we'll toast the release of Lady Justice Brewings "People Power" beer - some of the proceeds are donated to ACLU Colorado! Canvassed with our campaign? Enjoy a beer.... | Read More

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This November, all Coloradans need to vote like their rights depend on it. Join our voter engagement campaign and help ACLU protect the right to vote, combat suppression,....
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The ACLU of Colorado is committed to protecting children who are in the care of the Colorado Department of Youth Corrections (DYC) and to transforming the culture at DYC....
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