Details & Agenda

Telling Our Story Forum - September 15, 2019


Date, Time, Location

Sunday, September 15, 2019, 11:00 AM - 4:30 PM

McNichols Civic Center Building
144 W Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80202


Please register HERE for the event.


$40 - General Admission Price

$20 - Older Adult Pricing (Age 60+)

$10 - (Youth 21 and under)

$100 - Familia Package - any four registrants)

All prices include Forum lunch, breaks, and dessert reception.
For groups of 5 or greater please contact or 720.923.7614.

Interpretation Services

The program is bilingual. Spanish and English interpretation will be available for monolingual speakers. The LCFC is committed to language justice, which means removing all language and cultural barriers as a standard component of events that impact communities.

Child Care

Child care will be provided for attendees. During the registration process you will be able to provide information on number of children, age, etc.

Meals & Snacks

The event includes a lunch during part 1 of the event, breaks with food and beverages and a dessert reception. During the registration process you will be able to provide information on dietary restrictions.

Location & Parking

Parking available at Denver Post ($5 weekend rate), Sheraton Denver or Cultural Center parking lots. Click here for parking and map information.

Need a little help to attend?

The Telling Our Story Forum is for all Latinos, regardless of income. Limited scholarships are available. Current students and those who are in-between jobs will have priority. Please email Diana Aldapa at to inquire about scholarships.

Event Photography

We will have a professional photographer and videographer capturing images of our attendees and program participants throughout the day at the Forum. As a participant, you authorize the Latino Community Foundation of Colorado the right, license and permission to use and distribute photos, voice, image, likeness, in future promotions or campaigns around its work. If you would like to withhold your image, please contact the LCFC staff at



Stay tuned to this page for updated agenda information as it becomes available.

PART 1: Keynote and Luncheon

One who is willing to make positive contributions to society

11:00 am - Welcome

11:30 am - Opening Artistic Performance

11:45 am - Presentation of the SOL Award to San Luis Valley Immigrant Resource Center

12:00 pm - Keynote Speaker, David Ayón

12:30 pm - Q&A, Community Reflection

12:50 pm - BREAK

PART 2: Stories of Leadership

The ability for one to be involved in civil society, politics and democracy           

1:30 pm  - Colorado Community Leadership in Action: Stories of Leadership

This interactive session will feature speakers tackling issues pertinent to the Latino community from a grassroots level around building civic power.

Sections include:

  1. Community Engagement

  2. Community Voice & Narrative

    • BREAK

  3. Community Action

  4. Community Healing & Wellness

    • BREAK

3:05 pm - Reflection by attendees

3:30 pm - Main program close


PART 3: Dessert Reception

A sense of reciprocity, trust and bonding to others

3:30 pm – 4:30pm         Dessert Reception


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