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  • 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.

Donate Your Refund to Fight for Your Rights

This tax season, there’s an exciting new way to turn your refund into real results. ReFUND CO allows you to donate your state income tax return to a local nonprofit like ACLU of Colorado. Simply decide how much of your state income tax refund to donate, enter American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Colorado, Inc. and our registration number, 20023005801, on the “Donate to a Colorado Nonprofit Fund” line on your state tax return or tax software. With a few simple steps, you’re one step closer to having the country you want to live in.

As attacks on civil rights and civil liberties continue to ramp up across the nation, our work has never been needed more. Last year, Colorado returned more than $1 billion in refunds to 1.9 million state taxpayers. Even a fraction of these dollars donated to ACLU of Colorado would allow us to keep up the fight and extend our advocacy, education, and communication efforts statewide. Use your refund to fund what matters and help defend civil rights and liberties for all.



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