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Cancer Facts and Figures for Hispanics / Latinos 

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.



   Nursing Project
   Project leaders Marty 
   Otanez and Charlene
   Shelton share videos
   from their project that
   was funded by the
   Diversity and Inclusion
   Initative Fund from the
   College of Liberal Arts
   and Sciences at the
   University of Colorado
   Denver. The videos
   feature pre-nursing
   students and nurses
   sharing stories about
   their triumphs and

   To see the videos, please
   click on the link below.
  Triumphs and Barriers

   What does inequality
   mean to you?
   The Ford Foundation has
   recently launched
   #InequalityIs, a series of
   thought- provoking
   videos featuring leaders
   in a wide range of fields
   talking about what
   inequality looks like
   from where they're
   standing, what they're
   doing about it, and
   where they see other
   opportunities to
   change. For more
   information, see the link
    #InequalityIs Site

    Chicos: Combatting  
    HPV Infection and

We are proud to support the CHICOS: Combatting HPV Infection and Cancer Program! CHICOS is about  providing resources to  teenagers, parents,  and young adults aboutthe importance of  preventing HPV  infection and cancer.  Follow them on Twitter @NOHPV4ME and Facebook at to find out results from the study over the next few months and to show them support. Please share this with your organization, colleagues, and friends.

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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​


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