Colorado Rights Blog


  • Tuesday Olson knew her pregnancy was in trouble and tried to access hospital care as soon as possible. But there was a problem: she was in jail. This is her story.
  • It’s time to end the death penalty in Colorado. Family members who lost loved ones to murder speak out against an unjust and broken system.

  • One year ago, thousands of Coloradans marched in a historic display of resistance. At the ACLU of Colorado we carried that spirit throughout the year, fighting on many fronts for civil liberties. We won’t stop now.

  • By canceling DACA, Trump has put 800,000 young people at risk of losing their jobs and being deported from the only country they know as home. Passing the bipartisan Dream Act would protect them. We asked four Dreamers why the Dream Act is important to them and their future.

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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