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.

Panel Discussion: Activism and the Law

Thursday, January 22nd, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Panel discussion will be preceded by Know Your Rights training from 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Longs Peak Student Center East Conference Room
Front Range Community College, Larimer Campus


    • Jana Schwartz, Dean of Student Services, Front Range Community College Larimer Campus
    • Erica LaFehr, President, Student Government Association, Front Range Community College Larimer Campus
    • Cory Christensen, Administrative Deputy Chief, Fort Collins Police Services
    • Jerry Schiager, Patrol Deputy Chief, Fort Collins Police Services
    • John Krieger, Director of Communications and Outreach, American Civil Liberties Union of Colorado

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