Rocio grew up in Chihuahua, Mexico and moved to Colorado 15 years ago. She joined Cultivando's leadership team in 2017 as Director of Strategic Partnerships, bringing her years of experience working for Mapleton Public Schools and managing her family's business.
In this role, she led Cultivando’s outreach efforts which resulted in collaborations with various organizations and city government. In 2018, she was promoted to Associate Director in recognition of her leadership skills and of her passion and dedication to the promotora model and philosophy of “corazón de servicio” (heart of service).
Rocio believes in community strength and leadership, she is also a strong advocate for supporting emotional health, both within the Cultivando team, and among our community members.
Rocio lives in Thornton with her husband and two teenage daughters. She loves to spend time with her family and practices yoga as her favorite hobby.
Who is Cultivando?
Cultivando is an organization that serves the Latino community in Adams County and focuses on community leadership to advance health equity through advocacy, collaboration, and policy change.
Our work is based on our organizational values of community-led work, social justice, and collaborative leadership. We firmly believe that all people have the power to maintain fair and equitable systems and to ensure opportunities for their communities to thrive.