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Hispanic Affairs Project

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Staff

Part Time Staff:
1
Full Time Staff:
3
Contract Staff:
1
Volunteers Annually:
125
Retention Rate:
100%

Ricardo Perez, Executive Director
Start Date: 2006

Ricardo is the Executive Director of the Hispanic Affairs Project, HAP and a founder member of this organization in 2006. He has over twenty five years of experience working as a community organizer and leadership development trainer for community projects and social justice institutions in El Salvador, Guatemala and the United States.

Ricardo was born in El Salvador where he participated in the social movement. Before coming to the USA, he worked for 8 years as a Technical Coordinator in local/regional projects working on national reconstruction. He gained a great deal of experience in municipal government, public administration and program implementation for social, economic, infrastructural and environmental projects. His educational background includes a Bachelor's Degree in Philosophy and a Master's Degree in the Latin-American Theology with other studies in social planning, social research methodology, popular education and local sustainable development.

In 2011, he received the Immigrant Liberty Award from Colorado Chapter of the America Immigration Lawyer Association, AILA for his commitment to the immigrant rights movement. Currently, he collaborates with other regional, state and national boards and committees working for social justice, and most recently he attended the Institute for Leaders in Development at University of Denver receiving the certificate of graduation class 2018

Boards

Board Type:
Local
Meetings per Year:
10
Term Length:
6
Term Limit:
3
Total # of Board Members:
9
Clients on Board:
No
# of Client Board Members:

Board Demographics:

Female:
4
Male:
5

White:
3
Hispanic or Latino:
6

Average Number of Years Current Board Members Have Served on Board

4

Attendance Percentage for Board Meetings

0%

Percentage of Board Members that Contribute Dollars

100%

Percentage of Board Members that Contribute In-Kind

100%

Percentage of Board Members that have Completeted the Colorado Secretary of State's Nonprofit Board Member Course:

20%

Nonprofit completed the Colorado Nonprofit Association's Excellence in Principles & Practices Recognition Program?

Yes

Committees

Community Outreach / Community Relations
Special Events
Strategic Planning

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