June 9, 2016
WASHINGTON, D.C.—NCLR (National Council of La Raza) announced today that six new community-based organizations have joined the NCLR Affiliate Network, which currently has 267 member organizations throughout the U.S. that work to create opportunities for the Latino community. The new members to the national network include Centro de Ayuda Para Los Hispanos, Inc. in Orlando, Fla.; Centro Romero in Chicago, Ill.; Edu-Futuro in Arlington, Va.; Puente Learning Center in Los Angeles, Calif.; South Bay Community Services in Chula Vista, Calif.; and Time for Change Foundation in San Bernardino, Calif.
“We extend a warm welcome to these newest members to the NCLR Affiliate Network. These organizations join a strong national network of community partners sharing their insights and expertise. As a national voice for the Latino community, we are proud to have them join our efforts to expand opportunities for Latino families,” said Delia de la Vara, Vice President, Strategic Initiatives and Affiliate Engagement, NCLR.
See more information about NCLR’s new Affiliate organizations:
- Centro de Ayuda Para Los Hispanos, Inc. (www.hispanichelpcenter.com)
- Centro Romero (www.centroromero.org)
- Edu-Futuro (www.Edu-Futuro.org)
- Puente Learning Center (www.puente.org)
- South Bay Community Services (www.southbaycommunityservices.org)
- Time for Change Foundation (www.timeforchangefoundation.org)
NCLR’s Affiliates provide programs and services to millions of Hispanic Americans and use their expertise to give voice to issues important to Latinos. Through their work, these nonprofits provide educational tools for children and adults, prepare workers to enter the labor force, facilitate the integration of immigrants into schools and the workforce, register people to vote, provide health services, help families purchase and stay in their homes, and promote policies that support the well-being of Latino families.
NCLR—the largest national Hispanic civil rights and advocacy organization in the United States—works to improve opportunities for Hispanic Americans. For more information on NCLR, please visit www.nclr.org, or follow us on Facebook and Twitter.