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Statement​ ​on​ ​the​ ​passing​ ​of​ ​CLLARO​ ​(LARASA)​ ​founder,​ ​Judge​ ​Roger​ ​Cisneros and​ ​his​ ​wife,​ ​Adelia​ ​Cisneros

September 19, 2017 – We were heartbroken to learn of the passing of former Colorado Senator and Colorado District Court Judge Roger Cisneros and his wife Adelia Cisneros. A champion of civil rights, Judge Cisneros served Colorado’s Latino community for more than 50 years….


Action from Congress is imperative following order to “wind down” the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program

September 6, 2017 – Yesterday Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that the President will eliminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program with a 6 month “wind down” period, leaving the future of DACA recipients in the balance…


CLLARO Urges Elected Officials to Preserve DACA Protections Through Legislation

August 29, 2017 – One of the nation’s oldest Latino civil rights organizations is urging Colorado’s elected representatives to support bills in Congress protecting undocumented young adults brought to the U.S. as young children…


The Diverse Oral Health Coalition of Aurora (DOHCA) seeks to educate parents of young children about the importance of oral health

July 18, 2017 A diverse group of local businesses, healthcare organizations, and community leaders have formed a new coalition to advocate for the importance of oral health care in Aurora as it is a critical component of overall health…


Colorado Latino Leadership, Advocacy & Research Organization Unveils New Brand Logo, Reflective of New Strategic Vision

May 11, 2017 – CLLARO, one of the oldest Latino-serving nonprofit organizations in the nation, revealed a new logo that reflects the legacy of CLLARO’s founders while adopting a modernized lens on their approach to the work of improving the lives of Latinos in Colorado…


Alexandra Alonso Named Executive Director of Colorado Latino Leadership, Advocacy & Research Organization (CLLARO)

April 17, 2017 The CLLARO Board of Directors has named Alexandra Alonso as the organization’s next Executive Director. Alonso began her career in advocacy as a CLLARO volunteer, subsequently taking on roles…


Colorado Latino Leadership Advocacy & Research Organization Opposes Trump Executive Orders on Immigration

February 20, 2017 ​One of the nation’s oldest Latino civil rights organizations is urging Coloradans to support immigrants threatened by the new administration’s executive orders regarding immigration and refugee policies…


February 20, 2017 CLLARO’s Official Policy Stance on U.S. Immigration…




December 2017 – The 2018 Capitol Fellowship Program, Welcome to Our New Staff, and more!

November 2017 – New staff members, Colorado Gives Day, and more!

October 2017 – Community Health Advocacy Program 2nd Cohort, The Capitol Fellows Quarterly Alumni Mixer, and more!

September 2017 – Careers with CLLARO, ticket information for the 25th anniversary Bernie Valdez Awards, and more!

August 2017 – 2018 Capitol Fellowship Announcement, CLLARO community room rentals, and more!

July 2017 – CLLARO’s first quarterly Alumni mixer, the CLLARO Familia, and more!

June 2017 – The 2017 CLLARO Legislative Scorecard, the Diverse Oral Health Coalition of Aurora, and more!

May 2017 – Health Equity Learning Series, CLLARO’s new alumni appreciation program, and more!

March 2017 – Latino Advocacy Day, The Voice of Montbello Podcast series, and more!

February 2017 – Community Health Advocacy Program, Brackets for Good, Behind the Scenes with Capitol Fellows, and more!

January 2017 – Know Your Rights Presentations, Staff Transitions, Presenting the 2017 Capitol Fellows, and more!



See the 2017 CLLARO Legislative Scorecard HERE

See a brief review of bills that impacted the Latino community in 2017 in the areas of Health, Education, and Aging.