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.

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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