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2. THE ASPIRA ASSOCIATION
1444 Eye St. NW, #800
Washington, DC 20005
Phone: (202) 835-3600
www.aspira.org
Year established: 1961
2002 expenditures: $38,000,000
2002 revenues: $38,000,000
Mission: To empower the Puerto Rican and Latino community through advocacy and the education and leadership development of its youth.
Service area: Nationwide and Puerto Rico
Executive director: Ronald Blackburn-Moreno

3. CHICANOS POR LA CAUSA (CPLC)
1112 E. Buckeye Rd.
Phoenix, AZ 85034
Phone: (602) 257-0700
Year established: 1969
2002 expenditures: $37,945,947
2002 revenues: $38,121,951
Mission: To build strong, healthier communities as a lead advocate, coalition builder, and direct service provider. CPLC works to promote positive change and self-sufficiency to enhance the quality of life for the benefit of those served.
Service area: Arizona (statewide)
President/CEO: Pete C. Garcia

4. HISPANIC SCHOLARSHIP FUND (HSF)
55 Second St., #1500
San Francisco, CA 94105
Phone: (415) 808-2300
www.hsf.net
Year established: 1975
2002 expenditures: $29,340,587
2002 revenues: $25,614,792
Mission: To increase the percentage of Hispanics who earn college degrees to 18 percent by the year 2010.
Service area: Nationwide
President/CEO: Sara Martinez Tucker

5. SER METRO DETROIT, JOBS FOR PROGRESS
9301 Michigan Ave.
Detroit, MI 48210
Phone: (313) 846-2240
www.sermetro.org
Year established: 1971
2002 expenditures: $28,575,964
2002 revenues: $28,818,964
Mission: To cultivate a qualified, skilled, and adaptable workforce for metropolitan Detroit and the global economy through a comprehensive service delivery system that includes literacy, education, youth development, training, employment, community and economic development, and One Stop Career Center management and operations. SER works in partnership with Corporate America and all sectors to achieve its mission.
Service area: Detroit and surrounding communities
President: Ignacio Salazar

6. NATIONAL COUNCIL OF LA RAZA (NCLR)
1111 19th St. NW, #1000
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: (202) 785-1670
www.nclr.org
Year established: 1968
2002 expenditures: $25,500,000
2002 revenues: $46,000,000
Mission: To improve life opportunities for the nation's Hispanic population and to help reduce poverty and discrimination in all communities. NCLR is the largest national Latino civil rights organization.
Service area: Nationwide
President/CEO: Raul Yzaguirre

7. PUERTO RICAN FAMILY INSTITUTE (PRFI)
145 W. 15th St.
New York, NY 10011
Phone: (212) 229-6922
www.prfi.org
Year established: 1960
2002 expenditures: $21,272,199
2002 revenues: $21,316,484
Mission: To prevent family disintegration and enhance the self-sufficiency of the entire Hispanic community.
Service area: Manhattan, Bronx, Queens, Staten Island, and Brooklyn, New York; New Jersey; Puerto Rico
President/CEO: Maria Elena Girone

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