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.

Speakers Bureau: Kathleen Hynes on “ACLU 101”

ACLU 101: Our Constitution and Bill of Rights are not just words, but values to live by. In this highly interactive talk, Kathleen Hynes, Ph.D., Volunteer Speaker for the ACLU of Colorado will review the work of the ACLU through some of its major local and national cases. The cases will cover topics such as; juvenile justice, free speech, LGBT rights, immigrant rights, privacy rights, and voting rights.

September 26, 2017

6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Park Hill Branch Library
4705 Montview Blvd.
Denver, CO 80207


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