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LATINO COMMISSION

 

The Denver Latino Commission's mission is to oversee, recommend and influence policies that affect the Denver Latino community while maintaining and encouraging a constituent focus.

The purpose of the commission is to:

  • Respond to state or local legislative issues impacting the Latino community
  • Advise the Mayor on suggested political positions
  • Respond to emerging issues identified by the Mayor on a timely basis
  • Respond to new or existing Latino issues/initiatives by communicating with the interested parties and serving as a sounding board to understand their issues/initiatives and take positions to relay to the Mayor in support of common goals identified.
     

COMMISSION GOALS
 

  • Community Engagement: convene community forums to gain input from residents to identify community issues and solutions
  • Research: utilize the community input to focus research on the community issues and solutions
  • Utilize the input and research to advise the Mayor on pressing community matters
     

COMMISSION MEETINGS
 

When: 3rd Wednesday of each month

Time: 
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.  

Location: 
Ashland Recreation Center, Conference Room
2475 W Dunkeld Pl.
Denver, CO 80211

Community Input:
The Denver Latino Commission meetings are open to the public and they reserve the final 15 minutes of each meeting for community comment, announcement and input. The Commission welcomes your participation.


Note: All commission meetings are open to the public. Meeting agendas and minutes as well as other commission documents can be found here.

 
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COMMISSION MEMBERS
 

Steven Chavez
Claudia Duran
Tony Encinias
Desmond Fulton
Arrah Gallaher
Olivia Gallegos
Kathryne Grove
Joseph Montoya
Chy Montoya
Tariana Navas-Nieve, Chair
Yolanda Ortega
Abenicio Rael
Benjamin Roldan
Esmeralda Santillano
Angelina Sierra-Sandoval
Jose Silva, Chair
Monika Stenger
Nicole Taylor
 

 

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CONTACT US
 

For questions, comments, or more information please contact:
Derek Okubo, DLC Liaison
720-913-8454
derek.okubo@denvergov.org
 

Are you interested in joining the Latino Commission?
Apply online today!

 

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