Service Area: San Fernando and Santa Clarita, California
President/CEO: Irene Tovar
Spanish-Speaking Unity Council
1900 Fruitvale Ave., #2A
Oakland, CA 94601
Phone: (510) 535-6900
Year Est.: 1964
1999 Revenue: $9,796,757
1999 Expenditures: $7,706,448
Mission: To provide leadership in community advocacy, social service delivery, housing, and economic development aimed at enriching the life of minorities in the community.
Service Area: City of Oakland, with a focus on Fruitvale
President/CEO: Arabella Martinez
Amigos Del Valle Inc.
1116 N. Conway Ave.
Mission, TX 78572
Phone: (956) 581-9494
Year Est.: 1974
1999 Revenues: $6,670,000
1999 Expenditures: $6,600,000
Mission: To have a positive effect on the quality of life of low- and moderate-income individuals and families through the provision of diversified and effective human services, community development activities, and advocacy. Special emphasis in helping the elder population maintain active, healthy, and independent lives.
Service Area: Lower Rio Grande Valley and South Texas
President/CEO: Amancio J. Chapa Jr.
Nuevo Amanecer Latino Children’s Services
5400 Pomona Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90022
Phone: (323) 720-9951
Year Est.: 1994
1999 Revenues: $6,000,000
1999 Expenditures: $5,415,000
Mission: To provide high-quality family-based treatment services to Southern California children and families.
Service Area: Los Angeles, Orange County
President/CEO: Jorge Alberto Acosta
Cuban American National Council Inc.
1223 S.W. 4th St.
Miami, FL 33135
Phone: (305) 642-3484
Year Est.: 1972
1999 Revenues: $5,329,433
1999 Expenditures: $5,393,710
Mission: To service individuals in need from all racial and ethnic groups; to help Cuban Americans and other Hispanics adjust to life in the United States and become productive citizens.
Service Area: Miami area
President/CEO: Guarione M. Diaz
Congreso de Latinos Unidos Inc.
719 W. Girard Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19123
Phone: (215) 763-8870
Year Est.: 1977
1999 Revenues: $6,610,710
1999 Expenditures: $5,345,158
Mission: To provide leadership in the development and delivery of social, educational, economic, and healthcare services and resources to promote the well-being and empowerment of Puerto Rican and other Hispanic communities.
Service Area: North Philadelphia
President/CEO: Wanda Mial
La Casa de Don Pedro Inc.
75 Park Ave.
Newark, NJ 07104
Phone: (973) 482-8312
Year Est.: 1972
1999 Revenues: $5,317,385
1999 Expenditures: $5,199,535
Mission: To help families reach economic self-sufficiency, attain civic empowerment, and participate in neighborhood revitalization processes.
Service Area: Essex County, New Jersey
President/CEO: Raymond Ocasio
CHARO Community Development Corporation
4301 E. Valley Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90032
Phone: (323) 269-0751
Year Est.: 1967
1999 Revenues: $5,466,713
1999 Expenditures: $4,901,377
Mission: To serve as an economic catalyst, to provide community empowerment opportunities, to provide quality services, and to contribute toward the economic and social improvement of our community.
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