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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

ACLU Lawsuit: Sheriff’s Agreement with ICE Violates Colorado Law

June 27, 2019 DENVER – ACLU of Colorado filed suit this morning against Teller County Sheriff Jason Mikesell to challenge his plan to enforce federal immigration law under an agreement with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). The ACLU’s lawsuit, on behalf of six Teller County residents and taxpayers, argues that Sheriff Mikesell is diverting their tax.... | Read More

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Denver Municipal Elections – Vote Like Your Rights Depend On It
This May, all Denverites need to vote like their rights depend on it. Find the information you need to exercise your right to vote, learn about ACLU-CO endorsed ballot....
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....
Standing Up for Incarcerated Kids in Colorado
The ACLU of Colorado is committed to protecting children who are in the care of the Colorado Department of Youth Corrections (DYC) and to transforming the culture at DYC....
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....