Policy

Voces Unidas Action Fund works directly with local, state and federal policymakers to ensure that current and future policies address our needs and wants as a community.

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Follow our positions on bills in the 2022 legislative session.

Read more about our legislative priorities for 2022

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We are looking for leaders who are interested in sharing their story to help inform future laws.

 

2022 Legislative Priorities

Our legislative priorities are informed by community leaders and research and polling data conducted every year in partnership with our affiliate organization, Voces Unidas de las Montañas.

Signed into law.

Led by our partner COLOR, this law modernizes Colorado statute to protect reproductive rights as fundamental rights. 

Passed the House. Passed the Senate. Waiting for Gov.

This bill updates and strengthens mobile home resident protections by giving more rights and agency to residents in mobile home parks. This addresses some of the concerns that we have heard from our leaders. 

Passed the House. Passed the Senate. Waiting for Gov.

This measure would provide health coverage for undocumented pregnant people in Colorado and provides comprehensive public health insurance for all children in Colorado — regardless of immigration status — up to the CHP income-eligibility limit.

Passed the House. Passed the Senate. Waiting for Gov.

This legislative fix increases the number of undocumented students eligible for in-state tuition through the Advancing Students for a Stronger Economy Tomorrow (ASSET) program. 

Passed the House. Passed the Senate. Waiting for Gov.

This bill creates an infrastructure grant fund for smaller nonprofits that are providing culturally appropriate and relevant services and resources to families and communities who have historically been underrepresented, underfunded, under-resourced, and continue to struggle with pandemic recovery.

To learn about our position on any bill, follow our Bill Tracker.

 

COLORADO LATINO POLICY AGENDA

The Colorado Latino Policy Agenda is an annual report that provides insight for elected officials, community leaders, media, and others into the demographic makeup and views of Latinos in Colorado on pressing political, policy, and other issues in the state.


Voces Unidas de las Montañas, our affiliate organization, publishes the report along with other coalition partners like Colorado Organization for Latina Opportunity and Reproductive Rights (COLOR).

 

Our Lobbying Team

Voces Unidas Action Fund is the only Latino organization from the central mountain region with a professional, contract lobbying team in Denver. Our contract lobbying team works on our behalf at the Capitol to make sure that our legislative priorities are top of mind for lawmakers.

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Tonette Salazar

Contract Lobbyist, Strategies 360

Emma Bliesener

Contract Lobbyist, Strategies 360

Follow our Bill Tracker for up-to-date information about our positions on bills. To get involved or for questions, email advocacy@vocesunidas.org.  

 
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HELP INFORM FUTURE POLICY

This is the first ever Latino leadership survey to better understand the policy needs of our diverse communities. If you self-identify as Latino and Latina (Latinx), please share your views and opinions. It's 100% anonymous.