To promote and enhance understanding and acceptance of the immigrant and Latino culture in southwest Colorado.
To provide educational programming with the purpose of teaching immigrants about their basic civil rights under the U.S. Constitution, about proposed legislation that will affect them and to promote integration across the region.
To create a space where dialogue can find solutions and alternatives to discriminatory practices and policies.
To work with the community and ensure a hospitable and respectful environment for everyone regardless of race or national origin, immigration status, age, gender, or sexual preference.
To work with local and state government to promote a peaceful society, free from fear and racism and discrimination.
To research and work with organizations that seek to eliminate the causes of displacement and immigration.
To promote awareness and respect of human, civil, and workers rights.
What We Offer
Workshop and forum topics include community organizing, civil rights, citizenship, legislative policies, enforcement procedures, and general systems navigation. Some titles are Understanding Your Rights and Duties, Welcome to America, and Deportation 101.
Collaboration with community groups better serve our constituents.
Translation resources in Spanish and link to other languages.
Free tax assistance service through the IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program, call for an appointment.
Opportunity to join the only active entity fighting for immigrant rights in the Four Corners area.
About the Executive Director Nicole Mosher became the program director of Compañeros under San Juan Citizens Alliance in 2010 and officially the Executive Director in August of 2011. She has lived in Southwest Colorado for more than 18 years and is a graduate of Fort Lewis College where she received B.A. degrees in both Sociology and Spanish. As the daughter of a once undocumented immigrant from Central America, she has been gifted a bicultural heritage with great insight and experience of Latino culture and people. Her passion for social justice extends throughout her personal interests and talents. For more than fifteen years, Nicole has been an activist and advocate for the underserved youth and Latino populations of Colorado's southwest communities.