Improving the lives of Latinos since 1964

Colorado Latino Leadership, Advocacy & Research Organization

Empowering Latinos through leadership development, advocacy and research to strengthen Colorado.

About Us

CLLARO is currently accepting applications for the 2024 CFP cohort. Apply today! 

Questions? Email alejandra.colmenero@cllaro.org

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Leadership Development

CLLARO’s leadership programs empower the next generation of Latino leaders so that the State’s Latino leadership and achievement gaps cease to exist.

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Advocacy

From Durango to Greeley and the mountain communities to Denver, CLLARO ensures Latinos statewide receive equitable treatment and full recognition of their rights.

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Policy Research

CLLARO’s research institute provides in-depth nonpartisan research on current issues that matter to Colorado’s Latino community including healthcare, education, immigration, political representation, demographics, gentrification, and other civic and sociopolitical topics.

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CLLARO is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, the first Latino civil rights and advocacy group in Colorado. Since our founding in 1964, we have elevated the voice of Latinos and defended and advanced our community’s concerns at a grassroots level. If our values align with yours, send us your resume!

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CLLARO and its Latino Action Council works with grassroots organizations across Colorado, emphasizing a non-hierarchical structure that gives power to individuals and the community, not special interest groups.