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.


In a FREE tour sponsored by Coloradans for Alternatives to the Death Penalty, you will hear Juan Melendez tell his story of how he was wrongfully convicted, spent over 17 years on Florida’s death row before ultimately being found innocent and released from death row.

Join us at

Mesa State University
1100 North Avenue Grand Junction, CO 81501-3122
College Center Ballroom

For more information, or to schedule advance and/or live interviews with these speakers, please contact Lisa Cisneros at 303-495-2910 or

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