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Western Slope Hispanic Demographics

Western Slope Hispanic Demographics

The Hispanic population on the western slope is growing. Are you interested in learning more about the demographics of the Hispanic community in western Colorado? Click on the link below to open this report in PDF format. The information was collected by Jim...

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We’re Hiring!

We’re Hiring!

The Hispanic Affairs Project—HAP is hiring for two positions based in Grand Junction! HAP is a grassroots organization serving the immigrant community in Western Colorado, primarily in Mesa, Montrose and Gunnison counties. Our Mission is to promote the social...

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New Pro-Immigrant Laws Passed in Colorado

New Pro-Immigrant Laws Passed in Colorado

There was much to celebrate at the Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition’s West Slope Regional meeting on May 25th! This year’s legislative session saw the passage of several new or updated pro-immigrant laws. Read more about them below. New Offices for Driver’s...

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– Analysis: The tax cuts one year later

The Trump-GOP tax cut law, formally known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), passed Congress Dec. 20, 2017, and was signed into law by President Trump two days later. As we approach the law’s first anniversary, Americans for Tax Fairness recaps the major...

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-Building Communities of Welcome

National Migration Week 2019 (January 6-12,2019) The Hispanic Affairs Project celebrated the National Migration Week in Montrose the last Saturday 12th. Deacon Jose Pacheco, who is a HAP’s Board of Director and founding member of the organization  facilitated a...

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– Welcome to Mesa County

– Welcome to Mesa County

The Law Enforcement and Latino Alliance (LELA) welcomes you! Volante en ESPANOL:  Bienvenidos al Condado de Mesa LELA is a collaboration between our Law Enforcement and the Immigrant Community in Mesa County. They are working together to provide a public safety and...

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– New Book: No Direction Home, by Diane Winger

Mensaje en espanol (abajo) On this International Migrants Day—take some time to learn more about the complexities of human migration. A good starting point is to read Montrose author, Diane Winger’s newest book, “No Direction Home: For a family divided, love know no...

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– Celebrating International Day of the Migrant

– Celebrating International Day of the Migrant

To honor immigrant community members, the Hispanic Affairs Project will observe International Migrants Day on December 18th. The City of Grand Junction (Text of the Proclamation), Montrose, Gunnison, and the town of Crested Butte and Mountain of Crested Butte are...

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