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.

Fort Collins: Know Your Rights Training

ACLU of Colorado Director of Communications and Outreach, John Krieger, will facilitate a Know Your Rights training in Fort Collins a special forum of  Salon duc Tape, a public forum sponsored by Strength Through Peace. Event is co-hosted by the Fort Collins Homeless Coalition.

Know Your Rights
Friday, February 27, 7:00 p.m.
Ft Collins Mennonite Fellowship
300 E Oak Street
Fort Collins, CO  80524

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The free training will include material that is good for everyone, with an emphasis on homeless community members and their allies. We’ll cover police encounters, what to say and what not to say to police, and much, much more!

Salon duc Tape, a public forum sponsored by Strength Through Peace, meets on the 2nd and 4th Fridays of each month from 7:00 — 9:00 p.m. at the Fort Collins Mennonite Fellowship, located at 300 East Oak Street. Coffee, tea, and light snacks are provided. For more information, email info at, or call us at 419-8944.

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