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In the 1960s and 1970s, Colorado was at the forefront of El Movimiento, the fight to end discrimination and promote civil rights for Chicanos. The Chicano movement in Colorado was a hard-fought struggle to gain social and political power through education. Some believe it is still being fought to this day.
Join AARP Colorado and History Colorado for “Race: Are We So Different?”
First, attend a free concert featuring the Colorado Symphony Orchestra and Mariachi Sol de Mi Tierra on Sept. 15, then attend a musical workshop with Symphony Orchestra trumpeter Jeff Nevin on Sept. 19.
There are 42 million family caregivers in America and about 20 percent of them are Latinos.
The Alzheimer’s Association and the Latino Community Foundation of Colorado are hosting a multicultural education forum, Cultural Competency in Dementia Care, for health care providers and family caregivers.
AARP Colorado would like to invite you to The XicandIndie Film Festival at Su Teatro. The XicanIndie Film Fest is an annual four day festival that showcases some of the best in Chicano independent film as well as featured Latino World Cinema. Great film, visiting filmmakers and artists, receptions and parties make this event an audience favorite.
Latinos remain uninsured at a much higher rate than the overall U.S. population. More than 10 million Latinos are eligible for new options under the Affordable Care Act, also referred to as Obamacare, but the deadline is looming.
As two pioneers in the field of education, Teresa Reed and Irene Martinez Jordan bring decades of experience, common sense and activism to the 26-member advocacy team at AARP Colorado.
Over 300 community residents attended a recent AARP celebration of the achievements of Colorado’s Chicano Movement through an event at the History Colorado Center. The event featured presentations by elected leaders including Lt. Governor Joseph Garcia and Denver Councilman Paul Lopez, Chicano community leaders, a short play by Su Teatro theater company, and live music by the Freddie Rodriguez Jr. quartet. Demand for tickets to the event far exceeded capacity and many community residents who wished to attend were not able to , we were able to tape the program and individual videos of each presentation are available for viewing.
In my family “Está en las manos de Dios” (It’s in God’s hands) was never far from my mother’s lips. My brother Chris needed a baseball outfit; my class needed costumes for the school play. And where were the cookies for the church social? “What are kookees?” my mother would ask. No matter what the challenge, somehow she always managed to get what was needed for her eight children and to help others in the community as well.
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