2021




Talented Latino and Chicano Authors in Colorado Form CALMA

After a pandemic-long startup of meeting online, members of the Colorado Alliance of Latino Mentors and Authors (CALMA) met in person on Saturday, July 17, at the Bar at Plaza38 in North Denver. Approximately 50 combined members and guests attended the public launch of the alliance.


Dr. Nicki Gonzales To Become First Latino To Be Colorado’s State Historian

Dr. Nicki Gonzales will become the first Latino person to be Colorado’s State Historian, which is a position established in 1924, Gonzales’ historical expertise focuses on Chicano history and Southwest social and political movements. She plans to incorporate youth in the exploration of Colorado’s past during her term as State Historian, and to support more inclusive practices of historical inquiry.