Angela Cortez

ANGELA CORTEZ Angela Cortez joined AARP as Associate State Director, Communications in 2010. Angela is a Colorado native, who has an extensive background in journalism. She has been on the editorial boards of both The Denver Post, as an editorial and commentary writer, and The Desert Sun newspaper in Southern California, where she served as the editorial page editor. Angela specializes in legislative and judicial systems, as well as social services. She was one of a group of reporters awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 2000 for the breaking news coverage of the Columbine High School massacre. Additionally, Angela has worked on political campaigns and in public relations and marketing, providing outreach to diverse communities. At AARP Colorado, Angela garnered significant media for the state in the areas of utilities, the Protect Seniors campaign and Drive to End Hunger. She also acted as a regional liaison for the “Tell our Story” project, working with colleagues in seven other states, and in 2012, she served as Interim State Director in Idaho.
Community Grant Challenge
AARP Community Challenge Grant program funds quick-action projects to help make communities better; Application Deadline is April 1, 2020
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AARP Honors the Legacy of Cesar Chavez
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AARP Colorado and the AARP Colorado Advocacy team of volunteers want you to get to know what advocacy is all about at AARP
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AARP Colorado volunteer Judy Miranda among artists at Museo de las Americas
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Dolores Huerta at History Colorado December 12
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AARP Fraud Watch Network presenting valuable information, in conjunction with the Colorado Attorney General’s Office, near you. Attorney General to appear at Lakewood event.
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Carol Pace selected as recipient of Andrus Award, which honors the legacy of AARP founder Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus
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AARP offers a discount to Su Teatro play "Fire in the Streets: The West High Blowout"
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AARP Colorado today released new state data and an infographic illustrating the impact of high prescription drug prices for Colorado residents, specifically those living with cancer, prediabetes or diabetes, and heart disease. AARP unveiled the infographic at the National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP) annual conference as part of AARP’s nationwide Stop Rx Greed campaign to lower drug prices for all Americans.
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In 2020, our nation will conduct the once-a-decade census. The goal: to count every person living in the U.S. once, only once and in the right place. This historic event will have a 10-year impact on communities across Colorado.
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