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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. 

Find us on Twitter and Facebook! 

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.




Community Health Association of  Mountain/Plains States (CHAMPS)

Clinical Programs Director 

CHAMPS serves low-income, homeless, and migrant/seasonal armer worker populations. They provide support and technical assistance to underserved  communities. The Clinical Programs Director is responsible for a variety of activities, through which s/he provides ongoing assitance to the Executive Director in the administration and execution of the Association's workplan. See document below for more information.

Apply by: May 29th, 2015




Colorado Community Health Network (CCHN) 

Health Center Operations Division

Special Projects Assistant Job Opportunity

The Colorado Community Health Network (CCHN) is a membership association of Community Health Centers (CHCs) serving low-income, homeless, and migrant populations in Colorado. CCHN is a dynamic, team-orientated, non-profit that provides support and technical assistance to safety-net clinics in underserved communities. The SPA must be self-motivated, able to manage multiple tasks, organized, able to work with diverse people, carry a heavy workload, and travel. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the support, coordination, and implementation of various programs in the Health Center Operations Division (HCOPS). Please see document below for more information. 

Apply by: May 14th, 2015

Special Projects Assistant May 2015.docSpecial Projects Assistant May 2015.doc


Funding Opportunity

-The Colorado Health Foundation has released a funding opportunity targeting Healthy Living. Click here to learn more.   

-The NIOSH Mountain and Plains Education and Research Center (MAP ERC) is offering grant funding to support projects in occupational and environmental safety and health. Please see flyer below for more information.


Cervical Cancer Research Survey - Now Open 

The research study is titled:  Pap Smear Guideline Adherence among Non-immigrant Hispanic Women of Mexican Origin. 

To see if you qualify for the study and to respond to the survey click here.

The study is being conducted by Doctoral Student, Dulce Mia Warren at the University of Colorado College of Nursing. If you have questions please contact Ms. Warren at  720-445-5623. 



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