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.

Book signing event with Bellwether Prize winners Hillary Jordan & Naomi Benaron

Please join the ACLU of Colorado, the Wellesley Club of Colorado, and the Tattered Cover Bookstore in welcoming two authors whose works stand for social justice and civil liberties, Ms. Hillary Jordan and Ms. Naomi Benaron, both recipients of the prestigious, author-funded PEN/Bellwether Prize.

Monday, October 8
Tattered Cover (Colfax)
2526 East Colfax Avenue, Denver, CO
Reception begins at 6:30

Book Reading and Signing at 7:30 PM

Established in 1999, the Bellwether Prize is designed to be a career-founding event for writers with outstanding literary skills, moral passion, and the courage to combine these strengths in unusually powerful fiction. For more information:

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