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VOCES VIVAS: STORIES FROM THE LATINO COMMUNITY IN BOULDER COUNTY, PAST AND PRESENT

February, 2022 - March, 2023

El condado de Boulder es hogar de diversas comunidades latinas e hispanas. En el Museo de Boulder estamos preparando una exhibición comunitaria dedicada a la historia hispana y latina del condado. ¡Necesitamos de su ayuda! Si usted vive o trabaja en el condado de Boulder y pertenece a la comunidad latina, hispana, chicana o mexicano-americana, nos interesa trabajar con usted. Usted y su familia tendrán la oportunidad de compartir sus experiencias de vida, aprender sobre las historias de otros miembros de la comunidad, construir una plataforma comunitaria para usted y su familia con el apoyo del equipo de expertos a disposición del Museo de Boulder.

Boulder County is home to diverse Hispanic and Latino communities. This year, the Museum of Boulder is preparing for a community exhibit on Boulder’s Latino history and culture opening in spring of 2022. We want to hear from you! If you live or work in the Boulder area and identify as Latino, including Latina/o, Hispanic, Chicana/o, Mexicana/o, we need your help. You will have the opportunity to share your life stories, learn about other Latino communities, and help create a community platform with the help of the experts at the Museum of Boulder.

Special thanks to our collaborators and funders, including but not limited to:

The Latino History Project (formerly known as the Boulder County Latino History Project, especially Lead Community Curator Linda Arroyo-Holmstrom and contributor Marjorie K. McIntosh, with support from Jasón Romero)

University of Colorado Ethnic Studies Department (especially Department Chair Prof. Arturo Aldama and student researchers Jacqueline Mora Manzo and Betsabet Samarripa)

Community Leaders who led community outreach focus groups and listening sessions (Phil Hernandez, Sonia Marquez, Justine Vigil-Tapia, Betsabet Samarripa, and José García-Madrid), the community members who shared their stories, the artists exhibiting their work, and the many other community contributors.

UMAS y MEXA

Luna Cultura (especially Adriana Paola Palacios Luna)

KGNU (especially bilingual reporter Rossana Longo-Better)

The Gabe and Jody Lopez Collection

The Norlin Library

The Longmont Museum

The Lafayette Miner’s Museum

The Horning Family

Terrapin Care Station

The Boulder Arts Commission