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2016 Older Americans' Annual Report

The 2016 Older Americans Annual Report has been published.  Click on link below to download a copy for FREE.  To have a copy mailed, contact us at 303-722-0300. 2016 Older Americans' Annual Report

Take action to fight the repeal of the Affordable Care Act

Take Action to Fight Republicans' Secret Efforts to Slash Medicaid Funding and Repeal the Affordable Care Act We are at a critical juncture in Congress' attempts to repeal the Affordable Care Act and...

CREEC, ACLU, and the Montana Dept of Corrections Resolve...

Settlement Requires Major Improvements in Conditions for Prisoners With Disabilities at Montana State Prison  ACLU, CREEC, and the Montana Department of Corrections Resolve Americans with...

DYC’s Punitive Culture is Hurting Colorado Kids, and Making...

For Immediate ReleaseMarch 2, 2017                                    Media Contacts: John Krieger, ACLU of Colorado 303.653.6246 DYC’s Punitive Culture is Hurting Colorado Kids, and Making Kids and...

Locked Up and Locked Down: National Report Tackles the...

Between 80,000 and 100,000 inmates are currently segregated in prison cells nationwide for 22-24 hours per day, for days, months, years, and in some cases decades at a time. 

Disability Law Colorado Successfully Settles Competency...

STATE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES SETTLES CHARGES THAT IT VIOLATED THE CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS OF INMATES OVER DELAYED ADMISSIONS FOR COMPETENCY EVALUATIONS Disability Law Colorado settled a federal...

Making Hard Time Harder: People with Disabilities in Prison

The disproportionate incarceration of people with disabilities in the United States is a serious and growing problem. National surveys now indicate that as many as 31 percent of inmates in state...

Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams has accepted the...

Disability Law Colorado is pleased to announce that Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams has accepted the recommendation of the Pilot Election Review Committee and will enter into contract...

Pilot Election Review Committee

Secretary of State Wayne Williams has established the Pilot Election Review Committee to evaluate and assess the performance of proposed uniform voting systems. These systems will be piloted in...

Statement Regarding Sharisa Joy Kochmeister

Disability Law Colorado is the designated Protection and Advocacy System for individuals with developmental disabilities in the state of Colorado, as authorized by the Developmental Disabilities...

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