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Our Mission 

The Civil Rights Education and Enforcement Center (CREEC) is a nonprofit legal organization that fights for liberation through the lens of intersectional disability justice with a combination of education, legal advocacy direct services, and impact litigation.

Select CREEC Awards and Honors

  • In 2022, CREEC’s IDAP program was awarded the Rocky Mountain Immigrant Advocacy Network (RMIAN) Pro Bono Service Award
  • In 2020, CREEC was honored to receive the Health Equity Champion Award from the Center for Health Progress
  • In 2017, CREEC was recognized by The Center on Colfax, Colorado’s largest LGBTQ community center with the Visionaries in Action Award
  • In 2016, CREEC received the Fair Housing Leadership Award from the Denver Metro Fair Housing Center

The Accessibility Project fights for a world free of ableism by engaging in impact litigation, individual and systems advocacy, and education. We use these tools to focus on the intersection of race and disability to fight against incarceration, police brutality, and ableist discrimination.

The Immigration Detention Accountability Project (IDAP) works at the intersection of immigrant and disability justice. Through impact litigation, direct representation, and education, we fight for people in contact with our country’s ableist immigration system. Our project believes that immigration detention must be abolished.

Recent News

CREEC Settles Lawsuit on Behalf of the National Federation of the Blind and Blind Prisoners

Colorado Department of Corrections will Remedy the Systemic Failures that Threatened the Privacy and Safety of Blind Prisoners DENVER, CO — Brian Christopher Mackes and Adrian Chávez, two blind men in the custody of the Colorado Department of Corrections (CDOC),…

Federal Court Allows Discrimination Case Against Salvation Army’s Opioid Use Disorder Policy to Continue 

Today, the federal District Court of Massachusetts rejected a motion to dismiss and ruled against the Salvation Army’s Eastern Territory in a case challenging the Salvation Army’s discriminatory policy of denying access to medication for opioid use disorder (“MOUD”) for…