Colorado Rights Blog


  • James Fisher spoke at the ACLU of Colorado Bill of Rights Dinner about how he and the ACLU are working together to stop the criminalization of poverty for the thousands of Coloradans who are trapped in debtors’ prisons.

  • 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.

Annual Members Meeting 2012: “Lobbying 2.0: The Effective Citizen Lobbyist”

Featured trainers Fofi Mendez and Jeff Thormodsgaard, of Mendez Consulting Inc., have more than 35 years combined experience in lobbying, strategic advocacy and political actiion. This training covers techniques and strategies for effective legislative advocacy with elected officials or policymakers:  how to prepare for a lobby viist, frame an argument in support of our issues, translate a lobby visit into a successful legislative action and follow-up to ensure the change we seek.

11 AM to 1 PM Saturday February 4, 2012

Forum Room, Ricketson Law Building, Univeristy of Denver

Sturm College of Law, 2255 E. Evans Ave. Denver

Free for Members, Light Lunch and Beverages Served.

Need to check on your membership status? Want to RSVP?

Contact Parisa Zohoori by January 30; or 720.402.3105.

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