April 4, 2024

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm, Mountain Time

ACS Panel: Amendment A and Colorado's Forced Prison Labor

University of Denver Ricketson Law Building, Room 180, Denver, CO

Please Join the DU Law American Constitution Society at 6 pm on April 4th for a panel to discuss the issue of constitutional slavery. This issue is especially salient in Colorado, where Amendment A was passed in 2018 to eliminate slavery as punishment for a crime across the state, yet Colorado prisoners are still exploited for forced, close to unpaid labor. End Slavery Colorado will provide a few speakers to provide a mixture of short informational sessions and answers to questions:

Kym Ray, Together Colorado

Michael Gibson Light, DU Professor of Sociology and Criminology 

Wendy Howell, Organizer for Amendment A 

Abron Arrington, an individual impacted by Colorado's forced labor

Valerie Collins, Towards Justice, attorney in current Colorado prison labor lawsuits

We will collect attendance on a sign-in sheet. 

The panel will be followed by a reception for panelists and guests with food and drink.