The ACLU of Colorado works to preserve and extend constitutionally guaranteed rights to people who have historically been denied them on the basis of race.
We are committed to upholding racial equality and combating racism in all forms through litigation, community organizing and training, legislative initiatives, and public education to address the broad spectrum of issues that disproportionately and negatively impact people of color.
Brown v. City of Colorado Springs
In a lawsuit filed on October 12, 2016 against Colorado Springs police officers and the City of Colorado Springs, the ACLU of Colorado charged that Ryan.... | Read More
Hot Mama Theft Mitigation Policy
Hot Mama, a national retail chain with three stores in Colorado, has a theft mitigation policy that instructs employees to identify “potential thieves”.... | Read More
HB17-1230 Protect Colorado Residents From Federal Government Overreach
The bill prohibits a state or political subdivision from:
• Providing the race, ethnicity, national origin, immigration
status, or religious affiliation.... | Read More
HB17-1138: Hate Crime Reporting By Law Enforcement
The bill requires the division of criminal justice within the
department of public safety, on or before July 1, 2019, and on or before
July 1 of each.... | Read More