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Hispanic Business Magazine's 2008 Top Nonprofit Organizations

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1)
AltaMed Health Services Corporation
500 Citadel Drive, Ste. 490
Los Angeles, CA 90040
Phone: (323) 725-8751
www.altamed.org
Year Established: 1969
2007 Expenditures: $81,403,913
2007 Revenues: $88,969,984
Expenditure change from 2006: +23.26%
Mission: To provide coordinated, culturally appropriate health and human services in Los Angeles and Orange Counties, with particular attention to Latino and multi-ethnic communities.
Service Area: Large portions of Los Angeles County and central Orange County
President & CEO: Castulo de la Rocha

2)
The Aspira Association
1444 Eye Street NW, Ste. 800
Washington, DC 20005
Phone: (202) 835-3600
www.aspira.org
Year Established: 1961
2007 Expenditures: $61,685,368
2007 Revenues: $62,271,076
Expenditure change from 2006: +6.69%
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)
Mexican American Opportunity Foundation (MAOF)
401 N. Garfield Ave.
Montebello, CA 90640
Phone: (323) 890-9600
www.maof.org
Year Established: 1963
2007 Expenditures: $60,480,460
2007 Revenues: $62,127,440
Expenditure change from 2006: +9.90%
Mission: To provide for the socioeconomic betterment of the greater Latino community of California, while preserving the pride, values, and heritage of the Mexican-American culture.
Service Area: California (seven counties)
President/CEO: Martin Castro

4)
Chicanos Por La Causa, Inc. (CPLC)
1112 E. Buckeye Rd.
Phoenix, AZ 85034
Phone: (602) 257-0700
www.cplc.org
Year Established: 1969
2007 Expenditures: $54,678,370
2007 Revenues: $65,622,696
Expenditure change from 2006: -7.45%
Mission: CPLC is a community development corporation committed to building strong, healthier communities as a lead advocate, coalition builder, and direct service provider. CPLC promotes positive change and self-sufficiency to enhance the quality of life for the benefit of those we serve.
Service Area: Arizona (statewide)
President/CEO: Edmundo Hidalgo

5)
La Clinica de La Raza
1515 Fruitvale Avenue
Oakland, CA 94601
Phone: (510) 535-4000
www.laclinica.org
Year Established: 1971
2007 Expenditures: $46,925,364
2007 Revenues: $47,702,317
Expenditure change from 2006: +12.92%
Mission: To improve the quality of life of the diverse communities we serve by providing culturally appropriate, high quality, and accessible health care for all.
Service Area: California (three counties)
Executive Director: Jane Garcia

6)
Hispanic Housing Development Corp.
325 N. Wells, Eighth Floor
Chicago, IL 60610
Phone: (312) 602-6500
www.hispanichousingdevelopment.com
Year Established: 1975
2007 Expenditures: $42,754,000
2007 Revenues: $47,213,433
Expenditure change from 2006: +12.77%
Mission: To stabilize Latino communities by developing, managing, and investing in ventures that increase the availability of affordable housing, promote economic opportunity, and enhance the quality of life.
Service Area: Chicago and outlying suburban areas
President/CEO: Hipolito "Paul" Roldan

7)
Hispanic Scholarship Fund
55 Second Street, Ste. 1500
San Francisco, CA 94105
Phone: (877) HSF-INFO
www.hsf.net
Year Established: 1975
2007 Expenditures: $37,883,359
2007 Revenues: $36,653,397
Expenditure change from 2006: +12.97%
Mission: To strengthen the country by advancing college education among Hispanic Americans and to double the rate of Hispanics earning a college degree to 18 percent by 2010.
Service Area: Nationwide
President/CEO: Frank D. Alvarez

8)
AVANCE, Inc.
118 N. Medina
San Antonio, TX 78207
Phone: (210) 270-4630
www.avance.org
Year Established: 1973
2007 Expenditures: $36,326,011
2007 Revenues: $36,078,548
Expenditure change from 2006: N/A
Mission: To unlock America's potential by strengthening Hispanic families in at-risk communities through effective parent education and family support programs. Our vision is for families and children to succeed in life through educational achievement and attainment.
Service Area: Texas, New Mexico, and California
President/CEO: Sylvia G. Garcia

9)
National Council of La Raza
Raul Yzaguirre Bldg.
1126 16th Street NW
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: (202) 785-1670
www.nclr.org
Year Established: 1968
2007 Expenditures: $32,200,523
2007 Revenues: $43,058,412
Expenditure change from 2006: +15.29%
Mission: To improve life opportunities for the nation's Hispanics and help reduce poverty and discrimination in the community.
Service Area: Nationwide
President/CEO: Janet Murguia

10)
Puerto Rican Family Institute, Inc.
145 W. 15th St.
New York, NY 10011
Phone: (212) 414-7836
www.prfi.org
Year Established: 1960
2007 Expenditures: $30,402,333
2007 Revenues: $30,392,532
Expenditure change from 2006: +14.24%
Mission: To strengthen families and children through the provision of culturally competent services in areas of mental health, child abuse and neglect prevention, homelessness prevention, institutional care for developmentally disabled adults, Head Start services and others
Service Area: New York City, New Jersey, Puerto Rico
President/CEO: Maria Elena Girone

11)
Urban Health Plan, Inc.
1065 Southern Blvd.
Bronx, NY 10459
Phone: (718) 991-4833
www.urbanhealthplan.org
Year Established: 1974
2007 Expenditures: $29,169,659
2007 Revenues: $30,675,728
Expenditure change from 2006: +5.42%
Mission: To continuously improve the health status of underserved communities by providing affordable, comprehensive, and high quality primary and specialty medical care and by assuring the performance and advancement of innovative best practices.
Service Area: South Bronx, New York
Executive Director: Paloma Izquierdo-Hernandez

12)
SER-Jobs for Progress National, Inc.
122 W. John Carpenter Freeway, Ste. 200
Irving, TX 75039
Phone: (469) 524-1200
www.ser-national.org
Year Established: 1965
2007 Expenditures: $25,048,497
2007 Revenues: $25,405,450
Expenditure change from 2006: +3.86%
Mission: To develop programs and services and transmit and apply knowledge that contributes to the social, educational, and economic development of Hispanics in America and society as a whole.
Service Area: Nationwide
Executive Director: Ignacio Salazar

13)
Casa Central
1343 N. California Ave.
Chicago, IL 60622
Phone: (773) 645-2330
www.casacentral.org
Year Established: 1954
2007 Expenditures: $18,481,774
2007 Revenues: $18,308,950
Expenditure change from 2006: +2.27%
Mission: To transform lives and strengthen communities, with a special focus on Hispanics. Our network of social services propels a diverse population of all ages towards self-sufficiency and a higher quality of life.
Service Area: Chicago metropolitan area
Executive Director: Ann R. Alvarez

14)
Congreso de Latinos Unidos
216 W. Somerset Street
Philadelphia, PA 19133
Phone: (215) 763-8870
www.congreso.net
Year Established: 1977
2007 Expenditures: $18,131,922
2007 Revenues: $17,823,920
Expenditure change from 2006: +8.37%
Mission: To strengthen Latino communities through social, economic, educational, and health services; leadership development; and advocacy.
Service Area: Greater Philadelphia
Executive Director: Nicholas Torres


15)
Asociacion Nacional Pro Personas Mayores
234 E. Colorado Blvd. Suite 300
Pasadena, CA 91101
Phone: (626) 564-1988
Year Established: 1975
2007 Expenditures: $15,770,000
2007 Revenues: $15,808,000
Expenditure change from 2006: +4.58%
Mission: To achieve social change by focusing on the needs of low-income minority and Hispanic older persons, thus impacting the Hispanic community and the nation as a whole. We believe in the right of each human being to have a decent and dignified life. Because of this belief, we attempt to provide some visible means of achieving such a way of life, especially for low income older persons, many of whom, because of language and cultural differences, are more vulnerable than their contemporaries. In response to the needs of the low-income elderly, we provide programs of employment and training, health, housing, and economic development. Aware of ongoing societal changes, we attempt to remain open and creative in our commitment to the Hispanic community.
Service Area: Nationwide
President/CEO: Dr. Carmela G. Lacayo

16)
United Community Center/Centro de la Comunidad Unida (UCC)
1028 South 9th Street
Milwaukee, WI 53204
Phone: (414) 384-3100
www.unitedcc.org
Year Established: 1970
2007 Expenditures: $14,332,234
2007 Revenues: $14,456,250
Expenditure change from 2006: +7.02%
Mission: To provide programs to Hispanics and Milwaukee's near south side residents of all ages, in the areas of education, cultural arts, recreation, community development, and health and human services. UCC assists individuals to achieve their potential by focusing on cultural heritage as a means of strengthening personal development and promoting high academic standards in all of its education programs.
Service Area: Milwaukee
Executive Director: Ricardo Diaz

17)
El Valor
1850 W. 21st St.
Chicago, IL 60608
Phone: (312) 666-4511
www.elvalor.org
Year Established: 1973
2007 Expenditures: $13,664,276
2007 Revenues: $19,303,035
Expenditure change from 2006: +8.67%
Mission: To support and challenge urban families to achieve excellence and participate fully in community life. Our programs exist to enrich and empower people with disabilities, the disenfranchised, and the underserved.
Service Area: Chicago and surrounding suburbs
President: Vincent A. Allocco, Ph.D

18)
The Unity Council
1900 Fruitvale Ave., Ste. 2A
Oakland, CA 94601
Phone: (510) 535-6900
www.unitycouncil.org
Year Established: 1964
2007 Expenditures: $12,299,599
2007 Revenues: $12,127,969
Expenditure change from 2006: +2.93%
Mission: To help families and individuals build wealth and assets through comprehensive programs of sustainable economic, social and neighborhood development.
Service Area: The greater Oakland area
CEO: Gilda Gonzales

19)
Latin American Youth Center
1419 Columbia Rd. NW
Washington, DC 20009
Phone: (202) 319-2225
www.layc-dc.org
Year Established: 1974
2007 Expenditures: $12,128,763
2007 Revenues: $12,332,011
Expenditure changed from 2006: N/A
Mission: To support youth and their families in their determination to live, work, and study with dignity, hope, and joy.
Service Area: Washington, D.C. and Maryland
Executive Director: Lori Kaplan

20)
Asociacion Puertorriquenos en Marcha, Inc.
4301 Rising Sun Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19140
Phone: (267) 296-7200
www.apmphila.org
Year Established: 1970
2007 Expenditures: $11,150,098
2007 Revenues: $11,166,451
Expenditure changed from 2006: N/A
Mission: To assist families achieve their full potential in life through a network of comprehensive services in housing, education, health care, and human services, thereby building strong families and healthy communities.
Service Area: Greater Philadelphia region
Executive Director: Nilda Ruiz

21)
La Casa de Don Pedro
75 Park Ave.
Newark, NJ 07104
Phone: (973) 482-8312
www.lacasanwk.org
Year Established: 1972
2007 Expenditures: $10,764,000
2007 Reveneues: $11,021,000
Expenditure change from 2006: +2.57%
Mission: To foster self-sufficiency, empowerment, and neighborhood revitalization.
Service Area: Northern Newark as well as parts of Essex county.
Executive Director: Raymond Ocasio

22)
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU)
8415 Datapoint Dr. Ste. 400
San Antonio, TX 78229
Phone: (210) 692-3805
www.hacu.net
Year Established: 1986
2007 Expenditures: $10,684,296
2007 Revenues: $11,203,183
Expenditure change from 2006: +4.40%
Mission: To promote the development of member colleges and universities; initiate and support measures that improve access to and the quality of post-secondary educational opportunities for Hispanic students; and to meet the needs of business, industry, and government through the development and sharing of resources, information, and expertise.
Service Area: Nationwide, Puerto Rico, Latin America, Spain, and Portugal
President/CEO: Antonio R. Flores

23)
Nuevo Amanecer Latino Children Services
5400 Pomona Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90022
Phone: (323) 720-9951
www.nalffa.org
Year Established: 1994
2007 Expenditures: $10,474,781
2007 Revenues: $10,768,780
Expenditure change from 2006: +2.45%
Mission: To provide children and their families in Southern California with the best quality family-based treatment services.
Service Area: Los Angeles, Orange, San Bernardino, Riverside, and San Diego counties
President: Norma Duove-Acosta

24)
El Concilio/Council for Spanish Speaking
308 N. California St.
Stockton, CA 95202
Phone: (209) 547-2855
www.elconcilio.org
Year Established: 1968
2007 Expenditures: $7,571,960
2007 Revenues: $7,639,614
Expenditure change from 2006: +18.28%
Mission: To empower the Hispanic community so that its members can improve the quality of their lives and the lives of their children.
Service Area: San Joaquin Valley, California
Executive Director: Jose R. Rodriguez

25)
Erie Neighborhood House
1701 W. Superior Street
Chicago, IL 60622
Phone: (312) 563-5800
www.eriehouse.org
Year Established: 1870
2007 Expenditures: $7,235,499
2007 Revenues: $7,547,218
Expenditure change from 2006: +10.53%
Mission: To promote a just and inclusive society by strengthening low-income, primarily Latino families through skill-building, access to critical resources, advocacy, and collaborative action.
Service Area: City of Chicago
Executive Director: Ricardo Estrada