Know Your Rights

THIS PAGE OFFERS RESOURCES FOR EDUCATORS & PARENTS, IMMIGRANTS & CITIZENS, AND OTHER VICTIMS RESPONDING TO INCIDENTS OF UNLAWFUL DISCRIMINATION.

Questions and fears have surfaced from communities of color since President Trump assumed office, and CLLARO is responding to the needs of its community members by offering this toolkit to protect Colorado residents from becoming the victims of hate-based discrimination and/or violence. The following resources will help you understand your rights as a resident of the United States.


Connect with resources provided by CLLARO and our Local and National Partners: access CLLARO’s complete “Know Your Rights” resources folder HERE

Responding to Hate: Information and Resources (Anti-Defamation League, 2016) – This guide outlines legal rights and appropriate action for citizens responding to hate crimes. Victims and allies will learn how to protect themselves and others from escalated acts of discrimination.

En español: Para Responder al Odio: Información y Recursos

You can also call the Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund (MALDEF) directly and report any incident of anti-Latino or anti-immigrant discrimination: (210) 224-5476

Immigrants’ Rights Under a Trump Presidency: FAQs for Students, Educators & Social Service Providers (MALDEF, 2017)

En español: Derechos de Inmigrantes Bajo la Presidencia de Trump: Preguntas Más Frecuentes para Estudiantes, Educadores & Proveedores de Servicios Sociales