Video: Latinos uniting to save the Colorado River

The fate of the Colorado River is a Latino issue, according to a new video, “We’re in This Together – Save the #CORiver,” released yesterday on Youtube by the environmental organization Nuestro Rio.

The video features a Who’s Who of Colorado Latino politicians — Denver City Councilwoman Debbie Ortega, state Senator Lucia Guzman, Rep. Joe Salazar, and lawmakers from New Mexico, Arizona and elsewhere talking about how Western states need to work together to ensure everybody who depends on the river for water gets it.

“As Latinos make up significant portions of the West, the Nuestro Rio Regional Water Caucus is working to collaborate to preserve the Colorado River because our communities rely on it,” the video states.

Check it out here: