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.

Know Your Rights Training

If you’ve wondered what rights you (still) have when stopped by police – and how to assert them successfully – this is your chance to find out. If you want to learn how to speak more effectively about civil rights and civil liberties, this is a chance for you, too.

Hear from two of the ACLU’s finest …

Public Policy Director Denise Maes & former Campaigns Manager Erik Maulbetsch

5:30-7 PM, Thursday, June 7, 2012

ACLU of Colorado, 303 E. 17th Avenue, Third Floor

Refreshments and Beverages Served

Sponsored by the Speakers Bureau of the ACLU of Colorado & the ACLU of Colorado Race to Justice Coalition

RSVP to or contact John Scott at 303.596.6139

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