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.

ACLU Young Professionals: An Evening with the First Amendment

The ACLU Young Professionals invite you to a tour of the Open Media Foundation and presentation on the First Amendment by Denver attorney David Lane. Mr. Lane is one of Colorado’s best-known criminal defense and civil rights attorneys. He has represented numerous individuals in First Amendment freedom of speech cases both in the workplace and in many other contexts. Preceding his talk OMF will host a tour of its television studio and new media facility- see the First Amendment in action! 

5:30 p.m. Meet & Greet with wine and light refreshments
5:45 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Tour of Open Media Foundation television studio and new media facility — see the First Amendment in action!
6:30 p.m. Talk will begin followed by a Q & A session
7:30 p.m. Reception with wine and light snacks/Enter our drawing for an ACLU ‘Free Speech’ poster
Contact Caryn at 303-777-5482 ext. 109 for more event information

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