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.

“Can I Vote?” Voting Rights Training

Many people believe that once you have a criminal record you can never vote in Colorado. Colorado Criminal Justice Reform Coalition (CCJRC) and the ACLU offers a training on the nuances of voting for people with a criminal background or who are currently involved with the system. We strongly encourage people doing voting rights work to attend and incorporate this info into their civic engagement efforts.

WHEN: Wednesday, February 28 at 10 AM – 11:30 AM
WHERE: Hiawatha Davis, Jr. Recreation Center
3334 Holly St. Denver, CO 80207


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