“Aurora is the only city in the state of Colorado and one of the few in the country with a comprehensive citywide strategy to address the issue of immigrant integration,” said Ricardo Gambetta, manager of the Oﬀice of International and Immigrant Aﬀairs.
Through the Natural Helpers Program, immigrants gain access to resources such as social services, information on community organizations and networking for better job opportunities. The Natural Helpers Program is one of the innovative projects listed in the city of Aurora’s Immigrant Integration Plan.
DRCOG’s Metro Vision Award program recognizes exemplary projects, plans and initiatives that signiﬁcantly improve the quality of life in the metro region. The regional council has been honoring outstanding achievements for more than 30 years.