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 PrideFest Parade and Festival

PARADE – Come show your pride by marching with the ACLU!

Sunday, June 21 at 9:30 am at Cheesman Park.
The parade starts at Cheesman Park (between 8th & 13th Ave. and High and Franklin St.) and ends at Civic Center Park.  Marchers should plan to be ready to march no later than 8:45 am (the exact meeting spot TBD). ACLU “Out for Freedom” t-shirts available to the first 20 folks that RSVP to march.

To RSVP, contact Jane at or Caryn at

The PrideFest Parade is always a blast, so bring your friends and family and be prepared for a great time!


FESTIVAL — Come volunteer or visit us at the ACLU booth!

Festival Dates and Location:  Saturday 6/20 11 am to 7 pm; Sunday 6/21 10 am to 6 pm, Civic Center Park
Denver PrideFest creates a fun, safe and empowering space to celebrate and promote the heritage and culture of the LGBT and allied community in Colorado. Come visit us at the ACLU booth and sign up for the upcoming Mobile Justice App***,  become a member, grab some stickers, fans, and treats!

For more information on PrideFest, visit: For directions or other information about ACLU Pride events, call Caryn at 303-521-6559 or Jane at 513-560-4538.

Marriage equality is just the beginning…
Learn more about the important work we are doing to insure the rights of the LGBT community in the workplace, in schools, and in the public arena.


Mobile Justice Colorado is a smartphone app that will empower Coloradans to hold police accountable for their actions. The app will be free for all users and will be available for download later this summer.  Sign up at to be alerted when Mobile Justice Colorado is launched.

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