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Cancer Facts and Figures for Hispanics / Latinos 2012-2014

By the American Cancer Society

This report presents statistics on cancer incidence, mortality, survival, and risk factors for Hispanics in the US...continue.

ACS Cancer Facts.pdfACS Cancer Facts.pdf



Affordable Care Act

According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, "millions of Latinos are   already benefitting from the stronger coverage and consumer protections made possible by the Affordable Care Act" (ACA).   To read article click here

To learn more about the ACA coverage in Colorado visit Connect for Health Colorado.


Article from The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education Magazine

Hispanics in America and in Higher Education by the Numbers- By: Mary Ann Cooper











Latino Research and Policy Center

The vision of the Latino Research and Policy Center (LRPC) is to become a nationally-renowned higher education, research, data, and policy expert on health and education disparities affecting Latino communities. 
The mission of the LRPC is to increase collaborative partnerships with community-based organizations, higher education researchers, and state/city elected officials to work toward eliminating health and education disparities affecting Latino communities in Colorado and the nation. 

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2013 Latino Health Disparities Conference

For details and information on the Latino Research and Policy Center's Latino Health Disparities 2013 Conference click here.

Affordable Care Act Panelist Session:



LRPC Artwork


Click here to learn about the LRPC's artwork and artist, Emanuel Martinez.



Teen Moms Talk Back

For the past couple of years, the LRPC has collaborated with the School of Public Health, CU Denver Dept. of Anthropology, YTH, NLIRH, and Flo Crittenton on a project funded by the Ford Foundation. Please see the link for more information on the study and results.

Teen Moms Talk Back​


Flu Shot Initiative

Flu season is here. Walgreens has partnered with the U.S. Health and Human Service across the country to provide free flue shots for the underserved and uninsured. To learn more about this initiative, please open the document below.



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