Deep-seated systemic racism and inequities that disadvantaged communities of color are still woven into the fabric of our institutions today — from education and housing to our criminal legal system. Systemic racism permeates the starkly segregated world of housing.
The ACLU protects individuals’ right to make informed decisions free from government interference about whether and when to become a parent, and to be given access to the full range of reproductive health care.
Constitutional protections are not reserved solely for those over 18. Students and youth have civil liberties that must be respected.
The ACLU of Colorado is committed to decriminalizing homelessness while working with grassroots partners to create solutions that work for all Coloradans.
The right to vote, and to have one’s vote accurately and fairly counted, is a fundamental right of all American citizens.
Today, gender bias continues to create huge barriers for many women. Ongoing struggles include ensuring equal economic opportunities, educational equity, and an end to gender-based discrimination.