Maria Elisa Olivas is the Community Coordinator with the Respect Life Denver Office at Catholic Charities. She graduated from Regis University with a bachelor’s in psychology with a special Bilingual Professionals Program. She has served as the Director of Religious Education for confirmands at Holy Rosary Parish and is a speaker for retreats organized with the Hispanic Community in the Archdiocese of Denver. She is currently in the Biblical School in the Archdiocese of Denver. She is bilingual and bicultural.