News Release

UnidosUS Welcomes Six New Latino-Serving Organizations to Its Affiliate Network

February 8, 2019

WASHINGTON, DC—UnidosUS (formerly NCLR) announced today the addition of six new members to its national Affiliate Network of more than 260 community-based organizations that champion Latinos throughout the nation. UnidosUS welcomed the following new member organizations: Adelante Mujeres, in Forest Grove, Oregon; Hispanic Family Center of Southern New Jersey, Inc., in Camden, New Jersey; Jamestown Community Center, in San Francisco, California; La Paz Chattanooga, in Chattanooga, Tennessee; ORO Development Corporation, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; and Project Vida Health Center, in El Paso, Texas.

“For decades, the reach and impact of UnidosUS’s work has been made stronger thanks to the work of our Affiliates. These are organizations that share in our mission to broaden opportunities for Latinos across the country. Through our unique partnership, we have successfully advocated for and elevated the voice of our community on critical issues,” said UnidosUS COO Sonia M. Pérez. “We are thrilled to welcome these six new organizations to our national network and we look forward to working together to strengthen their already-powerful contributions to the Latino community.”

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UnidosUS’s Affiliates provide key programs and services to millions of Hispanic Americans and use their expertise to amplify Latino voices on important issues facing the community. Through their work, these nonprofits provide educational tools for children and adults, prepare workers for the labor force, facilitate the integration of immigrants into schools and the workforce, register people to vote, provide health and nutrition services, offer financial counseling, help families buy and stay in their homes, and promote policies that support the well-being of Latino families.

UnidosUS, previously known as NCLR (National Council of La Raza), is the nation’s largest Hispanic civil rights and advocacy organization. Through its unique combination of expert research, advocacy, programs, and an Affiliate Network of nearly 300 community-based organizations across the United States and Puerto Rico, UnidosUS simultaneously challenges the social, economic, and political barriers that affect Latinos at the national and local levels. For 50 years, UnidosUS has united communities and different groups seeking common ground through collaboration, and that share a desire to make our country stronger. For more information on UnidosUS, visit www.unidosus.org or follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

Contact:
Gabriela Gomez
ggomez@unidosus.org
(202) 776-1732