Christine Alonzo

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Executive Director, Colorado Latino Leadership, Advocacy and Research Organization

Denver, Colorado

Christine Alonzo is the executive director of the Colorado Latino Leadership, Advocacy and Research Organization (CLLARO).

Christine is the former president of LULAC Council #3043 in Pueblo Colorado, and the former vice president of the LCLAA Denver Chapter where she served for four years.

She previously served as former executive director of the Pueblo Human Relations Commission and executive director for AFSCME in Southern Colorado.

Christine was born in Las Vegas New Mexico; she came to Colorado in 1988. She has three children and a 5-year-old granddaughter.

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Posted Apr. 28, 2016

Here’s How This School Is Preparing Students for Success at Home and School

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