By serving Coloradans who have less power, privilege and income, and by prioritizing Coloradans of color, we keep equity at the heart of our work to bring health in reach.
Champion Health Equity
Support Community Leaders who have been engaging with organizations in Gunnison County to provide improved access to health resources, education, housing, and other basic needs. Community Leaders will implement currently identified solutions with support from the Multicultural Resource Services, Health Coalition and in partnership with the Hispanic Affairs Project (HAP).
Expand reach of the Value of Life Campaign in Colorado by building advocacy skills for marginalized youth to combat mental health stigma and youth violence. Implement four new initiatives and connect youth voices to policymakers on the local, state and federal levels.
Activate the Bridging Accountable Safer Inclusive Communities (BASIC) Project to build community-capacity and social-capital. Project will work to bring their community together to discuss challenges and solutions that resonate and move them forward through culturally-responsive work.
Strengthen efforts to build power through continued community organizing and leadership development, community education and awareness building, and expanded policy advocacy work.
Support efforts by community and grassroots organizations to push for short- and long-term policy changes that will advance equity and justice in the region, foster an inclusive and engaged Greater Denver, and/or unlock resources to strengthen the Greater Denver community.
Engaged Latino Parents Advancing Student Outcomes Voz is the arm of the organization that will build on creating the Latino parent movement to have long lasting equitable changes to education and school policies that affect the Latinos in Boulder County and Colorado.
Build a coalition of BIPOC leaders aligned in solidarity to lead the movement to liberate and heal BIPOC individuals through decolonizing systems and institutions in Larimer County, through policy and structural change.
Funding will support CLLARO's statewide Latino Action Council and CLLARO Capital Fellowship to further build the power of Latino Coloradans to shape public policy decisions that impact health.
Work directly with members of the BIPOC community, to expand work in developing policies that further housing equity, and strengthen partnerships with like-minded organizations to advocate for implementation of these policies, so that low-income individuals and families within the BIPOC community can achieve equitable and safe housing to further overall family health.