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19. ASOCIACION DE PUERTOR-RIQUENOS EN MARCHA (APM)
2147 N. Sixth St.
Philadelphia, PA 19122
Phone: (215) 235-6788
Year established: 1970
2002 expenditures: $8,290,524
2002 revenues: $8,223,015
Mission: To promote the well-being of residents in the greater Philadelphia area by providing behavioral and health services, child welfare services, family support services, substance abuse treatment, housing and economic development, emergency shelter services, child care, and affordable housing.
Service area: Eastern North Philadelphia
Executive director: Jesus M. Sierra

20. LATIN AMERICAN COMMUNITY CENTER (LACC)
403 N. Van Buren St.
Wilmington, DE 19805
Year established: 1969
2002 expenditures: $7,100,000
2002 revenues: $7,100,000
Mission: To serve as an advocate for and assist the Latino community by offering resources and programs that promote an enhanced quality of life while celebrating diverse cultures.
Service area: Wilmington and Newcastle County, Delaware
Executive director: Maria Matos

21. AMIGOS DEL VALLE
1116 N. Conway Ave.
Mission, TX 78572
Phone: (956) 581-9494
Year established: 1974
2002 expenditures: $6,786,028
2002 revenues: $6,886,313
Mission: To improve the quality of life in the Lower Rio Grande Valley and South Texas through the provision of diversified and effective human services, community development activities, and advocacy directed to low- and moderate-income individuals and families, with special emphasis on helping older individuals maintain active, healthy, and independent lives.
Service area: Cameron, Hidalgo, and Willacy counties, Texas
Executive director: Isaias Aguayo

22. CENTER HOME FOR HISPANIC ELDERLY
1401 N. California Ave.
Chicago, IL 60622
Phone: (773) 645-2300
www.casacentral.org
Year established: 1982
2002 expenditures: $6,152,066
2002 revenues: $5,847,842
Mission: To provide long-term skilled and intermediate care, giving special attention to the cultural and bilingual needs of residents. Center Home for Hispanic Elderly emphasizes healthy living and the importance of the family and community to improve the quality of life of its residents.
Service area: Metropolitan Chicago
President/CEO: Ann R. Alvarez

23. EL CONCILIO PARA LOS HISPANO-HABLANTES
308 N. California St.
Stockton, CA 95202
Phone: (209) 547-2855
www.elconcilio.org
Year established: 1968
2002 expenditures: $6,100,000
2002 revenues: $6,400,000
Mission: El Concilio aims to promote community members' self-sufficiency through counseling, referrals, and education and to help them improve the quality of their lives and the lives of their children.
Service area: San Joaquin Valley
Executive director: Jose R. Rodriguez

24. COUNCIL FOR THE SPANISH SPEAKING
614 W. National Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53204
Phone: (414) 384-3700
Year established: 1964
2002 expenditures: $5,700,000
2002 revenues: $5,700,000
Mission: To empower the Hispanic community
and the community at large by providing housing, social service, and education programs to help families and individuals overcome social, eco- nomic, and cultural barriers to self-sufficiency and productivity.
Service area: Milwaukee
President/CEO: Filiberto Murguia

25. HISPANIC FEDERATION
130 William St., 9th Floor
New York, NY 11231
Phone: (212) 233-8955
www.hispanicfederation.org
Year established: 1990
2002 expenditures: $5,344,017
2002 revenues: $6,395,037
Mission: To strengthen Hispanic health and human service agencies, enabling them to better meet the needs of the growing Hispanic community and to obtain a greater portion of available resources.
Service area: New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut tri-state area
President/CEO: Lorraine Cortes-Vazquez




Methodology
Nonprofit organizations were identified from Internet database lists of tax-exempt organizations located in the 50 states and the District of Columbia. A list of these organizations was sorted by financial criteria and screened for descriptions related to Hispanic issues. Qualified organizations were sent a survey asking for information. Organizations were ranked on the basis of annual operating budget.

While Hispanic Business makes every attempt to locate and include the largest Hispanic nonprofit organizations in the country, we cannot list organizations that do not submit information by our deadline.

To ensure that a particular nonprofit organization is considered for future directories, readers may send the name of the organization, along with the contact person's name, mailing address, phone, fax, and e-mail address, via fax to (805) 964-6139 or via e-mail to research@hbinc.com.



Source: HISPANIC BUSINESS Magazine


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