SdCNHA Welcomes Executive Director

By |2019-07-09T20:56:54+00:00July 9th, 2019|

“The Board of Directors is delighted to announce the appointment of Julie Chacon as Executive Director of the Sangre de Cristo National Heritage Area(SdCNHA). A native of the San Luis Valley, Julie possesses an extensive understanding of the region’s culture. Her work with SdCNHA over the past several years will […]

Maestas Case

By |2019-07-08T19:47:06+00:00July 8th, 2019|

By SYLVIA LOBATO CONEJOS/ALAMOSA — The nation’s earliest and longest-unheralded victory in the war against educational segregation took place in the San Luis Valley between 1912 and 1914 and the big winners were Alamosa’s children. In 1914, “The Denver Catholic Register” called the decision “historic,” noting that it “was the […]

SdCNHA Executive Director Search–Job Description

By |2019-10-21T10:13:43+00:00April 16th, 2019|

  Employer Sangre de Cristo National Heritage Area The Sangre de Cristo National Heritage Area (SdCNHA) was formed through legislation that will preserve and promote the cultural, historical, and recreational resources of the area of three Counties in the San Luis Valley. Position SdCNHA Executive Director Type Professional Opportunities Location […]

SdCNHA Welcomes Interim Executive Director Julie Chacon

By |2019-10-21T10:15:24+00:00April 4th, 2019|

  The Sangre de Cristo National Heritage Area welcomes Interim Executive Director Julie Chacon.  Ms. Chacon will provide strong leadership, communications and initiative during this time of transition following the departure of Executive Director Tori Martinez. Ms. Chacon, a San Luis Valley Native originally from Capulin, has 5 years experience […]

Four New National Historic Sites Named in the SLV

By |2019-10-21T10:04:31+00:00March 26th, 2019|

  The Sangre de Cristo National Heritage Area and History Colorado, through an Underrepresented Communities Grant from the Historic Preservation Fund of the National Park Service, Department of Interior, have successfully submitted four properties in the San Luis Valley to the National Register of Historic Places. The Keeper of the […]

SPMDTU to be Restored

By |2019-03-07T17:58:43+00:00March 7th, 2019|

S La Sociedad Protección Mutua de Trabajadores Unidos (SPMDTU) has been awarded a $25,000 grant from the Sangre de Cristo National Heritage Area of Alamosa and a $193,361 grant from the Colorado State Historical Fund (SHF) of Denver for 2019-2021. The Antonito Town Council has also donated $2,000. These and […]

Tonko, McKinely Introduce Bill to Strengthen National Heritage Area Systems

By |2019-10-21T10:16:24+00:00March 4th, 2019|

  Tonko, McKinley Introduce Bill to StrengthenNational Heritage Areas System Bipartisan legislation backed by 60+ members establishes process for designating, evaluating and maintaining National Heritage Areas across the U.S.–Written by Matt Sonneborn WASHINGTON – Representatives Paul Tonko (D-NY) and David McKinley (R-WV) announced today that they have introduced the National […]

Lawmakers Move to Restore National Scenic Byways Program

By |2019-10-21T10:09:59+00:00February 26th, 2019|

  Written by Scenic America America’s scenic roadways got a major boost in Congress on February 6 as the House of Representatives passed a bill to restart the dormant National Scenic Byways Program, while companion legislation was introduced in the Senate. “We are thrilled with Congress’ support for scenic byways,” […]