Skip to content
by Grace Anshutz Jan 20, 2024

Free Bilingual CPR Class Aims to Empower the Community with Life-Saving Skills

MIRA (Mobile Intercultural Resource Alliance), a program of Eagle Valley Community Foundation, and Starting Hearts are joining forces to offer a free bilingual CPR class on Thursday, February 8, from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM at the Mountain Recreation Gypsum Community Room.

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) is a crucial skill that can save lives, and this initiative seeks to make it accessible to all members of the community. The class will be conducted in Spanish, catering to a diverse audience and ensuring that vital life-saving information reaches everyone.

Event Details:

  • Date: Thursday, February 8
  • Time: 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
  • Location: Mountain Recreation Gypsum Community Room

The class will cover essential CPR techniques, providing participants with the knowledge and confidence to respond effectively in emergency situations. Whether you are a parent, community member, or professional, this class is designed for individuals of all backgrounds.

Orlando Ortiz, MIRA Program Manager, expressed the importance of community members being equipped with CPR skills. “In times of crisis, having the ability to perform CPR can make a significant difference in saving a life. This class aims to empower our community members with the knowledge and skills needed to act quickly and confidently during emergencies.”

Key Points to Emphasize:

  • Free bilingual CPR class open to the community.
  • Dinner to be provided. 
  • Conducted in Spanish. 
  • Empowering individuals with life-saving skills.

Registration is required and limited to the first 20 participants who sign up, after that names will be taken for a waitlist and future programming. For information or to register visit 

Join us in building a safer and more resilient community by learning the invaluable skill of CPR. Your participation can make a difference when it matters the most.

About MIRA 

The MIRA bus is a one-stop integrated and culturally relevant way to connect people to basic health education and screenings, support in applying to public assistance programs, food resources, workforce development, coordination with childhood programming, and more. MIRA is relevant and trusted, as resources and services available on MIRA change based on community needs and priorities. For more information visit 

About Starting HeartsOur mission is simple—join us to make a difference. To provide a platform for citizens, supporters, and community stakeholders to improve outcomes for sudden cardiac arrest victims through empowering education, widespread distribution of defibrillators in public locations, and activation of citizen first responders to confidently and capably provide early care when needed. For more information visit

Contact Us

Contact Us

How would you like to Get Involved? Check All That Apply