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ACLU Lawsuit: Town Ordinance Silences Residents’ Freedom of Speech

July 25, 2019 DENVER – ACLU of Colorado attorneys sued the Town of Fraser this morning for prohibiting ACLU clients from posting communicative displays on their property that express their views on social and political issues. Beginning soon after the last presidential election, ACLU clients Melinda McWilliams and Alan Jensen began posting 2-sided displays in Jensen’s.... | Read More

Nightmares and Tragedies in Immigration Detention

KAMYAR SAMIMI died in the custody of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement on December 2, 2017, 15 days after ICE agents arrested him. Mr. Samimi held a green card and had lived in the U.S. for more than four decades. Within days of his death, ACLU of Colorado sent ICE a request under the Freedom of Information Act for records related to his arrest, detention, and subsequent.... | Read More

News | 07.15.19

2019 Legislative Scorecard

A NOTE FROM PUBLIC POLICY DIRECTOR DENISE MAES 120 DAYS. That’s how long the 2019 legislative session lasted. And within those 120 days, we plotted an ambitious legislative agenda with 14 proactive bills, of which 13 passed and were signed into law. We championed legislation that will, for the first time in our state’s history, fund comprehensive sex education for.... | Read More

News | 07.09.19

Development Coordinator

American Civil Liberties Union of Colorado (ACLU-CO) seeks a dynamic, experienced and talented Development Coordinator. This full-time, salaried position will be based in Denver. American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is the nation’s foremost defender of constitutional rights and civil liberties. ACLU of Colorado, the Colorado affiliate of the ACLU, is the state’s.... | Read More

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Vote Like Your Rights Depend On It
Find the information you need to exercise your right to vote, learn about ACLU-CO endorsed ballot initiatives and help us get-out-the-vote! If you're experiencing voter....
Support Real Sex Ed!
The ACLU of Colorado and our partners at Planned Parenthood have been working together to ensure that all Colorado students get the comprehensive sex education they deserve....
Make Colorado a Civil Liberties Safe Zone
Now more than ever, we need Coloradans to come together in support of civil rights and liberties. Sign the pledge and tell your local and statewide leaders to protect....
Death Penalty
The ACLU of Colorado is committed to ending the use of the death penalty in Colorado. The death penalty is an expensive, ineffective, and unjust government program that....