Young people incarcerated in Colorado are in crisis. Violence in Colorado’s Division of Youth Corrections (DYC) facilities has risen dramatically in recent years, leaving youth and staff feeling unsafe and afraid.February 10, 2017
This was an incredible year full of victory and justice made possible by donors to the ACLU of Colorado. We are so grateful and hope you are as inspired by our community’s shared commitment to protect everyone’s civil liberties and civil rights as we are!April 1, 2016 Criminal Legal Reform Racial Justice
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.
Across the country, heavily armed Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) teams are forcing their way into people’s homes in the middle of the night, often deploying explosive devices such as flashbang grenades to temporarily blind and deafen residents.
Today, the United States has just 5% of the world’s population but nearly 25% of the world’s prisoners. But it has not always been this way.