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.

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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