Dora Valdez, the widow of the late community activist Bernie Valdez, walked along side her husband and made change behind the scenes for Colorado Latinos, as well as the community as a whole.
While the Affordable Care Act has reduced the number of Colorado Latinos ages 50 to 64 who lack health insurance, many remain unable to afford an individual policy.
Earlier this year, AARP Colorado El Comité member Polly Baca was awarded the Governor’s Citizenship Medal for Vanguard Legacy by Gov. Jared Polis for her lifetime of community leadership.
AARP Colorado’s Jan. 27 Tele-Town Hall with Gov. Polis and Lt. Gov. Primavera allows callers to ask questions about vaccine distribution – no computer necessary
AARP Colorado is working overtime to ensure Latinos in Colorado vote and vote early through mail-in ballots. Those who are waiting to vote in person should stress safety protocols and apply social distancing and wear protective gear, such as masks to cover the nose and mouth always.
Join AARP Colorado for a vital discussion about the disparities of the state's Hispanic population in contracting COVID-19 and what we can do to keep our Latino communities safe with the help of local resources.
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