Colorado Rights Blog


  • 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.

  • 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.

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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