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.

“Know Your Rights” Trainers’ Training

The ACLU of Colorado Speakers’ Bureau will hold a “Know Your Rights” trainers’ training on Thursday, July 31 at 5:30 pm at 303 E. 17th Ave in Denver.

We’ll introduce new “Know Your Rights” manuals and materials and give instruction on how to lead a basic “Know Your Rights When Dealing with Law Enforcement” training.  Anyone who has been trained can lead a basic “Know Your Rights” training, legal background is not required.

Also on July 31st, we’ll run through our plan and curriculum for Constitution Day on September 17th.  Constitution Day is an annual event when ACLU speakers, staff, and volunteers visit classrooms to teach civics and the Bill of Rights to students.

July 31st Tentative Agenda 

5:30 p.m.  Welcome, Introductions, and Refreshments

5:45 – 6:30 p.m.  Know Your Rights Training

6:30 – 7:00 p.m.  Constitution Day Instructor Training

To RSVP, email

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