German Velasco

German Velasco is Co-founder of Colorado-based non-profit La Mano Amiga (The Helping Hand), an organization devoted to life-advancement education of under-served individuals living in the United States of America. G. Velasco is founder of Velasco Outreach, offering Cross-Cultural Competency Training, Conflict Resolution, Facilitation and Leadership Coaching. Velasco Outreach is an accredited sponsor for Legal and Judicial Continuing Education Program for the State of Colorado Supreme Court and the State of Nevada.
G. Velasco has extensive urban and regional planning experience having worked for the World Bank in Latin America, and, having served at several public posts in Bolivia, including Secretary of Housing and Urban Affairs, and Governor of the State of La Paz (includes the capital city and 105 municipalities).
Educated in the United States of America and in South America, German Velasco holds a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Design and Planning from the University of Colorado at Boulder, a Master’s Degree in Urban and Regional Planning from the Universidad Mayor de San Andres, and completed the Program for Advanced Studies at California University in Novato, California.