Strengthening Services for Latinx Survivors in Colorado

Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault
R2 2017-2018 $29,976

Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault in Denver, CO created the Colorado Latinx Leadership Network (CLLN) to enhance the professional skills of individual Latinx advocates in the anti-violence against women field. Participants developed and enhanced leadership and management skills to enable them to take on and succeed in leadership roles in their organizations and in the field.

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  • Communities

    Adults Communities of color Indigenous/Native/Tribal Latinx Men Women
  • Products

    Curriculum: Online Spanish-language training module - Conceptos y Servicios Básicos de Apoyo Contra la Violencia Sexual para Proveedor (Proprietary) Contact CCASA
    Language access: Spanish-language resources Contact CCASA
    Resource: CLLN Project Summary and Key Lessons Click Here
  • System

    Advocacy/rape crisis Therapeutic/mental health
  • Level



  • Enhance Partnerships

    Enhance Partnerships

    Partnered with all organizations representing the CLLN participants.

  • Learning Circles

    Learning Circles

    Presented at the 2017 National Sexual Assault Conference and the 2017 Arte Sana Conference Nuestras Voces. Asked by the Women of Color Network to present about the CLLN at a proposed training they are hoping to hold in September 2018. And the network itself is a form of community.

  • Build Champions

    Build Champions

    A solid core group of 14 Latinx Advocates participated in the CLLN and 34 participants attended the Latinx Leadership Summit on March 15, 2018 in Denver.

  • Provide Resources

    Provide Resources

    Supported travel and participation for the core group along with professional development resources and access to mentors. Learn more about CLLN project

  • Educate & Train

    Educate & Train

    Provided travel scholarships to attend the Colorado Advocacy in Action Conference. The Latinx Leadership Circle met twice in-person as well as monthly via web meetings, with additional one-on-one mentoring for Latinx Advocates. Hosted a state-wide Latinx Leadership Summit. 

  • Measure Impact

    Measure Impact

    Meeting surveys measured quality and usefulness of information to build evaluation and modifications into the project. CCASA conducted exit interviews with the core group of 14 advocates.