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About Us

Colorado Organization for Latina Opportunity and Reproductive Rights (COLOR) is a Denver-based grassroots nonprofit that is both Latina-led and Latina-serving. COLOR provides a voice on reproductive rights, health and justice for Latinas, their families and allies. We lift the voices of Latinas and empower our community to lead successful, healthy lives.

COLOR’s work blends leadership development, organizing and advocacy. Our connection with our base through cultural resonance and a strategic, braided approach of our programming is our pride and strength.

Please consider a donation to support Latinx Reproductive Justice work in Colorado!

What your donation represents:

$1  — 1% of all elected and appointed officials in the U.S. are Latinx

$5.40 — in honor of Latinx women, who were paid only 54 percent of what white men were paid in 2016

$14  — Latinxs represent 14% of the eligible electorate in Colorado

$19.98 — COLOR was founded in 1998.

$33 — 33% of Colorado’s population will be Latinx by 2040

$36.2 — 36.2% of women in Congress are women of color (out of 105 congresswomen)

Your own amount – let us know what you can contribute today!

 

Our Mission

COLOR is a sisterhood of Latinas dedicated to building a movement of Latinas, their families and allies through leadership development, organizing and advocacy to create opportunity and achieve reproductive justice.

Our Vision

COLOR envisions Latinas and their families having the knowledge, freedom, and power to access a full range of opportunities for the health of their body, mind and spirit.

We Educate

We empower community through knowledge, education, and information.

We Organize

We believe that community is at the center of achieving complete physical, mental, spiritual, political, economic, and social well-being of women and girls.

We Elevate Voices

We value an intergenerational approach and are committed to an intergenerational leadership pipeline.

Herstory

COLOR's herstory begins with a grassroots group of Latinas searching for strategies to overcome high rates of unintended pregnancy, increasing rates of HIV/AIDS, and other issues impacting the Latino community in the areas of education, health care, civil rights, economic justice, and immigration.
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Our Values

We are committed to justice and equality as a human right.

We believe women should have the right to make reproductive health care decisions in accordance with their faith, family and health care provider.

We empower community through knowledge, education, and information.

We are intentional about creating an appreciative culture that welcomes diverse talents and opinions.

We believe that community is at the center of achieving complete physical, mental, spiritual, political, economic, and social well-being of women and girls.

We value an intergenerational approach and are committed to an intergenerational leadership pipeline.

We model sex positivity.

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