Latino, Chicano, Mexicano, Caribbean

Latino, Chicano, Mexicano, Caribbean

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Lane Community College:

Latino Student Union

Chicano/Latino Student Program Coordinator Office
Includes info on Puertas Abiertas Summer Leadership Academy

University of Oregon:

MEChA (Movimiento Estudianti Chicanos de Aztlan)

Network of Chicano student movement organizations in colleges, universities and high schools. Strives for self-determination of our Raza by raising political, social, and cultural awareness. Includes programming info on Ganas, La Jotera, Mujeres, and Raza Unida Youth Conference.
MEChA (Movimiento Estudianti Chicanos de Aztlan) Facebook page

Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies - CLLAS
Includes grants, media, events, research info.

Centro Latino Americano
Bilingual, multicultural agency dedicated to the empowerment of the Latino community of Lane County by offering social services, access to community resources, and advocating for fair treatment. Includes translation services, employment, resources, calendar, mentorship, publications, more.

Amigos Multicultural Services Center
Promotes respect for human rights and advocates for needs of immigrants from Latin America via educational activities, advocacy and support. Includes programs, news, resources, opportunities.

Juventud Faceta
Provides young people with alternatives for growth, a safe place to develop cultural and social values in an atmosphere of solidarity. Developed by the Multicultural Services Center Friends to prepare youth as leaders offer social services that are culturally appropriate. Includes events, news, links.

Latino Business Network

Latin America Solidarity Committee

Tables at local events, brings touring speakers to Eugene, provides educational forums, counteracts media disinformation, organizes marches, demonstrations and leafleting and coordinates a phone tree to pressure congress on important legislative issues at key times and to respond to human rights abuses in Central America, Mexico, and Cuba. Includes calendars and links.


Del Noroeste (Northwest Treeplanters and Farmworkers United), is Oregon's union of farmworkers, nursery, and reforestation workers, and Oregon's largest Latino organization. Includes leadership institute, publications, links, legislative info, newsletter.

Oregon Associations of Latino Administrators (OALA)
Promotes Latino educators into positions of leadership through mentorship, networking, and professional development and ensure educational equity for all students, especially those of Latino Heritage. Includes job listings, conference, publications.

Oregon Commission on Hispanic Affairs
Works toward economic, social, political and legal equality for Oregon´s Hispanic population. Includes events, news, organizations, stats.

Statewide Latino immigrant rights organization defending and advancing immigrant rights by coordinating with local, state, and national coalitions and allies. Includes resources, issue info, leadership and citizen classes.

Oregon Association of Bilingual Information
Works in partnership with public schools, universities, state agencies and community based organizations to create professional development opportunities that promote bilingual and multicultural education. Includes Spanish links, professional development, ESL and Bilingual materials and summer conference.

Newspapers and Periodicals:

Hispanic Outlook In Higher Education Magazine

Published bi-weekly. Includes extensive links, job opportunities, conference and publication info, and weekly online newsletter sign-up.

El Latino de Hoy: The Latin American Newspaper of Oregon

El Latino de Hoy es semanalmente el número uno en la lectura de noticias y en la lealtad de sus lectores. Por 13 años nuestras publicaciones han servido de guía a la comunidad Latinoamericana de Oregon y del Suroeste de Washington.

El Hispanic News 

Oldest Hispanic publication in the Pacific Northwest. "Our goal is to educate, connect, and serve the rural and urban Hispanic communities, while continuing to grow and produce an award-winning bilingual newspaper in Oregon and SW Washington." "Nuestra meta es educar, conectar, y ofrecerle servicio a las comunidades hispanas rurales y urbanas, mientras continuamos creciendo y produciendo un periódico bilingüe premiado en Oregón y el Suroeste de Washington." Includes calendar.


Mexican Americans in the Columbia Basin

Historical overview, including sections on early migrants and settlers, railroad and migrant workers, cultural traditions, community formation and bibliography.


Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities

Represents more than 400 colleges and universities in the U.S., Puerto Rico, Latin America and Spain. Technical assistance workshops on available federal program grants and other resources and programs such as model college preparation and financial aid awareness programs and workforce development initiatives. Annual conferences and special events; internships, scholarships, college retention and advancement programs, pre-collegiate support, career development opportunities and programs, and links/resources.

The National Association for Chicana and Chicano Studies

Serves academic programs, departments and research centers that focus on issues pertaining to Mexican Americans, Chicana/os, and Latina/os. Includes publications, national meetings info.

Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Awards scholarships and supports outreach and education programs to help students and their families navigate collegiate life, from gaining admission and securing financial aid to finding employment after graduation. Includes scholarships, career center, events, publications and resources.

National Hispanic Leadership Institute

Focuses on future Latina leaders, developing them as leaders through training, professional development, relationship building and community activism. Includes online seminars, conference info, newsletters, jobs, "Latina Facts," and initiatives.

Chicano Humanities and Arts Council

Consortium of artists, individuals and organizations dedicated to the preservation and promotion of Chicano/Latino culture. Includes events, photo gallery, teacher recertification credit.

National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials Educational Fund (NALEO Educational Fund)

To empower Latinos to participate fully in the America political process, from citizenship to public service. Includes leadership programs, conferences, policy and research, publications, news and employment info.

ASPIRA Association, Inc (Puerto Rican and other Latino/a youth)

Devoted solely to the education and leadership capacity of Hispanic youth. Includes public policy info, teacher's resources, program info, many resources and links.

National Council of La Raza

Latino civil rights and advocacy organization. Conducts applied research, policy analysis, and advocacy, providing a Latino perspective in five key areas—assets/investments, civil rights/immigration, education, employment and economic status, and health and provides capacity-building assistance to its affiliates at the state and local level. Includes publications, events, issues and programs, action items.

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute

Helps increase opportunities for Hispanics to participate in and contribute to the American policy making process.Offers educational and leadership development programs, services, events and activities and includes info on scholarships, internships, fellowships and careers, with specific sections for parents, students, partners, alumni and boards of directors.

Advance the economic condition, educational attainment, political influence, health and civil rights of the Hispanic Americans through community-based programs. Includes events, programs, advocacy, legislative info, scholarship info and more.

The Tomás Rivera Policy Institute

Think tank promoting promoted informed policy making on issues affecting Latino communities. Includes research archive (from immigration and education to technology and employment) and events.

Dominican American National Roundtable

National forum for analysis, planning, and action to advance the educational, economic, legal, social, cultural, and political interests of Dominican Americans. Includes initiatives, forums and calendars.

National Puerto Rican Coalition

Systematically strengthen and enhance the social, political, and economic well-being of Puerto Ricans throughout the United States and in Puerto Rico with a special focus on the most vulnerable. Includes blogs, publications, leadership info, jobs.

The National Alliance of Latin American and Caribbean Communities (NALACC)

Network of community-based, Latino and Caribbean immigrant-led organizations seeking to raise the quality of life for immigrant communities in the U.S and migrant-sending countries in Latin America. Includes news, multi-media, calendar, and advocacy info.

Iberoamerican Cultural Foundation (FCI) 

Promotes a cultural program of Iberoamerican heritage; plans and conducts local activities enriching the understanding of the diverse Hispanic cultures of Europe, the Caribbean, and Latin America including writers' conferences, poetry readings, films, and seminars.