9699 Colfax Avenue, Aurora, Colorado 80010
El Alba is a business cooperative, owned and operated by immigrant and refugee entrepreneurs. It offers commercial kitchen space and culturally competent business support for residents who want to open and operate food-based businesses. Focusing on underserved groups, El Alba primarily serves immigrants, refugees and people of color in North Aurora.
El Alba supports economic empowerment, employment and the continued redevelopment of empty and blighted commercial buildings in North Aurora.
El Alba’s Unique Wraparound Model
• A thriving cooperative business that is owned, operated by, and benefiting community members in North Aurora.
• Collaboration between interrelated business and nonprofit entities with a shared mission of economic, social, and cultural empowerment for immigrant and refugee food-realated business owners.
• Renovating and reviving North Aurora property
El Alba’s Incubator
The business incubation services provided to El Alba Cooperative and its members is conducted through the City of Aurora Small Business Development Center.
• Individual business plan curriculum
• Customized learning path, 1-on-1 guidance
• Cooperative training
• Leadership and teamwork coaching
El Alba Cooperative
Responsible Sourcing – Fresh Ingredients – Client Focused