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Advocacy & Press

Julissa uses her decades of experience to advocate for health equity for Latino immigrant communities and underserved populations. She is a founder of Latinos Unidos for Vaccines, and a registered lobbyist in the State of Colorado. For media and advocacy requests, please  contact Julissa

Boards & Commissions

Advocating for Health Equity & the Needs of Underserved Communities

  • Behavioral Health Equity Steering Committee
    United States Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
  • Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Finance
  • Colorado Migrant Rural Coalition (CMRC)
    Board Member
  • Colorado Springs Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
    Board Member
  • Colorado Suicide Prevention Commission + Postvention Workgroup
    State of Colorado
  • Denver Catholic Medical Association
  • Early Milestones Colorado
    DEI Advisory Committee Member
  • Health Equity Commission
    Colorado Department of Public Health
  • Immunization Coalition of Los Angeles County
    Steering Committee Advisor
  • Kansas Community Health Worker Coalition
    Advisory Member and Co-Chair, Advocacy Committee
  • KIPP Colorado Public Schools
    Board of Directors
  • Latinos Unidos for Vaccines
  • Legislative Leadership Network – Colorado Catholic Conference
  • National Association of Community Health Workers
  • National Association of County and City Health Officials
    Immunization Workgroup
  • National Conference for Immunization Coalitions and Partnerships
    National Coalition Conference Planning Committee
  • National Hispanic Medical Association
  • State Board of Licensure for Architects, Professional Engineers and Professional Land Surveyors (Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies)
    Board Member
  • State of Reform
    Advisory Panel Member
  • Vaccine Community Advisory Member
    University of Colorado, Children’s Hospital
  • Vaccinate Your Family
    Cultural Advisory Board Member

News, Media & Policy


Representing the Interests of Health Equity, Latino Immigrants and Underserved Populations in the News, Media and Policy