LIFT Week 2023 was a transformative week of legislative education, training and mobilization centered on issues that will create long-term systemic change for those most impacted by an unjust criminal legal system and an escalating housing crisis.July 18, 2023
In the 2022–2023 legislative session, ACLU of Colorado staff, members, supporters and activists worked shoulder-to-shoulder with 86 allies and partners across Colorado on 58 bills that aligned with the key issue areas outlined in The Road Ahead: Smart Justice, Systemic Equality, and Privacy &June 20, 2023
Every voice needs to be heard for our democracy to thrive and for civil rights and civil liberties to be protected and expanded.January 9, 2023
We believe Colorado can become the most just and equitable state in the country. ACLU of Colorado can help our state reach this goal if we act proactively and marshal our combined strengths to overcome unprecedented threats to our democracy.December 6, 2022
Sustainable and systemic social justice depends on all Colorado communities having equitable representation. Only when every person has a seat at the table will we have the input necessary for effective action to secure civil liberties for all.August 25, 2022 Criminal Legal Reform Racial Justice LGBTQ+ Equality Immigrant Justice Student and Youth Rights Unhoused Peoples' Rights
This ACLU research report, “Reckless Lawmaking: How Debt-Based Driver's License Suspension Laws Impose Harm and Waste Resources,” documents the pervasive practice of using driver’s license suspension as a consequence for unpaid fines and fees.