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.

Denver: Know Your Rights Training

ACLU of Colorado Director of Communications and Outreach, John Krieger, will facilitate a Know Your Rights training in Denver on June 9. The event is hosted by Denver Homeless Out Loud.

Know Your Rights
Tuesday, June 9, 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Sonny Lawson Park
2301 Welton Street (the corner of 24th and Welton)
Denver, CO  80205

The free training will include information on how to assert your rights and how to safely monitor police activity for misconduct. Food will be provided.

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