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Posted on: 2022/06/24

Importance of Voting from a Slightly Different PerspectiveA Friendly Reminder from Your Civil Rights Legal Program (“CRLP”) Director  CCDC has always been amazing in its get-out-the-vote efforts. This year, it has assembled a get-out-the-vote team that is bigger and stronger than ever. As the Director of CCDC’s CRLP, I just want to remind you of …

Posted on: 2021/03/25

On March 16, 2021, Civil Rights Legal Program Director Kevin Williams submitted written testimony on behalf of CCDC and himself in opposition to HB21-1035. That day, the House Public & Behavioral Health & Human Services Committee voted unanimously to postpone this bill indefinitely. To read the testimony, visit the Written Testimony of the Colorado Cross-Disability …

Posted on: 2021/03/23

  Investigation date: March 23, 2021. The CCDC Civil Rights Legal Program wants to hear from you regarding whether you have had problems boarding or getting off of light rail trains because people other than those who use wheelchairs and mobility devices are using the ramp and high block to enter and exit the accessible …

Posted on: 2020/09/20

CCDC mourns the passing of Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, Ruth Bader Ginsburg Julie Reiskin, CCDC Executive Director Kevin Williams, CCDC Civil Rights Legal Program Director There are no appropriate expressions to describe the magnificence of this Supreme Court Justice except to say she got the message. Justice Bader Ginsburg …

Posted on: 2020/08/27

Jury Trial Protocols The U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado has adopted the following protocols for conducting jury and bench trials in the Arraj and Rogers Courthouses in Denver during the COVID-19 pandemic.   SUMMONING AND SCREENING OF POTENTIAL JURORS   Anticipating a higher rate of excused jurors, the Jury Division has increased …

Posted on: 2020/07/17

Photo of Kevin Williams, CCDC Civil Rights Legal Program Director, wearing a suit and seated in front of poster of Justice Thurgood Marshall with caption, “In recognizing the humanity of our fellow human beings, we pay ourselves the highest tribute.” I have tried to follow what I can regarding everything that has been posted on …

Posted on: 2020/05/25

As many of us know, Memorial Day (formally known as “Decoration Day”) exists for the purpose of remembering, i.e., memorializing, those brave human beings who have died and fallen in combat to protect true and real liberties of this Great Nation! To all of them, so many of whom returned to our country as people …

Posted on: 2020/04/08

Please see Part 1  and Part 2 for other important related information. THE FOLLOWING PROVIDES AND EXPLANATION OF THE LEGAL BACKGROUND REGARDING DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION THAT MAY OCCUR BY PLASMA CENTERS, INCLUDING CSL PLASMA: According to their website, CSL Plasma states the following with respect to “Who Can Donate?” Anyone in good health, 18 or older, …

Posted on: 2020/04/08

Please see Part 1  and Part 3 for other important related information. CCDC MEMBERS, IF YOU HAVE NOT ALREADY ATTEMPTED TO DONATE PLASMA TO CSL PLASMA (See all locations set forth in Part 1 of this Alert): DO YOU NEED TO EARN MONEY? (Silly question, we know.) DO YOU WANT TO SAVE LIVES BY HELPING YOUR …

Posted on: 2020/04/08

Please see Part 2  and Part 3 for other important related information. HAVE YOU EXPERIENCED DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF DISABILITY AND ATTEMPTING TO DONATE PLASMA TO A CSL PLASMA CENTER IN COLORADO BECAUSE OF YOUR DISABILITY? For example, were you denied the opportunity to donate plasma and receive payment for doing so for a disability-related …

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