Cultural Advisory Board

A cornerstone of our organization is the authenticity of our cultural programming for all ages, from preschoolers to parents.

Without the support of our various cultural communities, we would not be able to provide this kind of experience. Our Cultural Advisory Board is made up of a few members from each of these communities. We meet at least twice a year to brainstorm with them about ways to best utilize their talents and services, find out how their communities want to help, and keep this vital cultural connection alive and growing year after year.

“Korean Heritage Camp is where I get much more than what I give. I am so thankful for Colorado Heritage Camps for giving me the opportunity to serve but more importantly be served. This has been the best place to learn parenting skills, even though my children are not adopted!” –Peter Lee

“Heritage Camp embodies everything that I love — the cool Colorado mountains-​beautiful smiling children-​and sharing my cultural heritage! But mainly, I do this to honor the experience of my family and my two younger brothers who were adopted from the Philippines.” – Fran Campbell

;“I feel like I’m going to a big family reunion every year! I hope the kids and the parents get a chance to hear a different perspective than the ones they get during the rest of the year and that it’s valuable, thought-​provoking and most importantly, real and down-​to-​earth. I also hope I put a face to the great African American history that they share — no matter what color or race they may be — because our histories are inextricably intertwined.” – Arthur McFarlane

Cultural Advisory Board December 2010 dinner with CHC Board Members and Staff.

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Currently, these are our Cultural Community Advisory Board members:

African Caribbean

Deon Gillespie

African Caribbean

Arthur McFarlane

Chinese

Sherry Chao

Chinese

Shirley Li

Cambodian

Sodhany Pal

Cambodian

Borey Pal

Cambodian

Heang & Neng Namlog

Filipino

Fran Campbell

Indian Nepalese

Veena & Jimmy Kumar

Indian Nepalese

Namita Nariani

Indian Nepalese

Gyanendra Gadal

Korean

Peter Lee

Korean

Suegie Park

Latin American

Margie Rodriguez

Latin American

Lisa Casillas

REECA

Katya Dunatov

REECA

Lana & Jason Sharp

Vietnamese

Cindy Ha Dang

Vietnamese

May Tran

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