Línea Abierta : LATINO POWER IN COLORADO.




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Summary: LATINO POWER IN COLORADO. Latino voters made a big difference in Colorado in the 2012 elections. And not only did they help President Obama win; the number of Latino state legislators tripled. As those new lawmakers take office, what do they plan to do to address some of Colorado’s most pressing problems, including a widening health and economic gap between whites and Latinos? Listeners from Colorado are encouraged to call in. Guests: Olivia Mendoza, Executive Director, Colorado Latino Leadership, Advocacy and Research Organization (CLLARO), Denver, CO, www.larasa.org ; Bacilio Flores, Resident, Alamosa, CO; Theresa Trujillo, Executive Director, Colorado Democratic Latin@ Caucus, Denver, CO.