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A local Latino advocacy group vaccinated hundreds of mostly-Latino people at its COVID-19 clinic in Glenwood Springs earlier this month. KDNK reports on the group’s outreach strategies and why they work.

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For the last seven years, Elizabeth Velasco, a medical translator, has been helping Spanish speaking members of our communities navigate hospitals and clinics. This month on Immigrant Stories, she describes how the COVID pandemic has impacted the Latinx communities in Garfield, Pitkin, and Eagle counties.

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In response to growing distrust between Carbondale’s immigrant population and local police, the Town passed a resolution to improve outreach. Four months have since passed and KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh has this update.



El Puente de Grand Avenue en Glenwood Springs cierra en dos semanas. Para aprender más, Raleigh Burleigh de KDNK habló con Tom Newland, el gerente de informacion pública para Colorado Departamento de Transportación.