Board of Directors

Lydia Prado

Dr. Lydia Prado

Executive Director, Lifespan Local

Before starting Lifespan Local, Dr. Prado spent 17 years with the Mental Health Center of Denver as the Vice President of Child & Family Services. She is the project visionary behind the Mental health Center of Denver’s Dahlia Campus for Health & Well Being, an innovative community center in Northeast Park Hill that promotes well-being across the lifespan. The campus features an inclusion preschool, a full service dental clinic for children, a one acre urban farm, 5,400 square feet aquaponics greenhouse, horticultural therapy spaces, community gardens, teaching kitchen, community room, gymnasium and a full array of mental health services for all ages.