Lawsuit Over Lockers for the Homeless in Fort Collins Nears Resolution

July 18, 2019 FORT COLLINS – A lawsuit filed against the City of Fort Collins by the ACLU of Colorado on behalf of the Fort Collins Mennonite Fellowship is close to resolution, with the parties’ attorneys having agreed on a … Continue reading

As Trump Tweets Hateful Threats, States are Protecting Immigrant Rights

By Naureen Shah, Senior Advocacy and Policy Counsel JUNE 21, 2019 | 4:30 PM This week, President Trump kicked off his re-election campaign by tweeting a threat to deport millions of immigrants, apparently referring to his administration’s plans for mass raids on families across … Continue reading

ACLU Sues Colorado State Senator for Blocking Constituent on Social Media

DENVER – ACLU of Colorado filed a lawsuit in Federal District Court May 13 against Colorado State Senator Ray Scott for blocking constituent Anne Landman from his official Facebook and Twitter pages. Landman, a resident of Colorado Senate District 7 … Continue reading

ACLU Clients Resolve Public Housing Warrantless Search Claims for a Total of $380,000

The ACLU of Colorado announced a second settlement this morning on behalf of four individuals who were subjected to an illegal search of their residences at the Suites, a public housing complex in Longmont. The searches were conducted in May … Continue reading

Victories Under The Dome

We had an ambitious legislative agenda entering into the 2019 session and are happy to announce a series of successes. First, we championed legislation that will fund for the first time in our state’s history, comprehensive sex education for schools … Continue reading

Communications Associate

American Civil Liberties Union of Colorado (ACLU-CO) seeks a dynamic, experienced and talented Communications Associate. This full-time, salaried position will be based in Denver. American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is the nation’s foremost defender of constitutional rights and civil liberties. … Continue reading

ACLU Heads to Court on Motion to Dismiss Case of Fort Collins Man Who Was a Victim of the City’s Camping Ban

DENVER – The ACLU of Colorado announced that it will present evidence tomorrow, May 7 in Fort Collins Municipal Court in support of its motion to dismiss the prosecution of Adam Wiemold, a homeless man who is charged with illegal … Continue reading

ACLU of Colorado Supports Yes on 300

By ACLU of Colorado Executive Director Nathan Woodliff-Stanley Right now in Denver, people experiencing homelessness face a cruel trap: they can’t sleep on private property because that’s trespassing, and they can’t sleep on public property because of the Denver camping … Continue reading

Legal Assistant

Job Description: Legal Assistant Department: Legal Supervisor: Legal Director Classification: Full-Time Exempt The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), a national public interest organization, is the country’s leading defender of constitutional rights and civil liberties. The ACLU of Colorado, an affiliate … Continue reading

Remembering Rev. Tammy Garrett-Williams

It is always sad to lose allies and friends of civil rights and civil liberties, but Colorado experienced a particularly great loss recently with the death of the Rev. Tammy Garrett-Williams. A fierce champion for the rights of people caught … Continue reading