By Chaney Skilling – 5280.com – Photo: Courtesy of Jose Beteta.
Photo: Colorado Latino Festival 2018.
What does it mean to be Latino? For Jose Beteta, this question has been at the forefront of his mind since the 2016 presidential election brought Latinos into the spotlight of national politics. Made keenly aware of the disconnect between media portrayals of the Latino population and his own experience with Boulder’s community, Beteta sought to set the record straight. And so the Colorado Latino Festival was born.