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The 2000 HISPANIC BUSINESS Nonprofit 25

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1
Asociacion Nacional Pro Personas Mayores
234 E. Colorado Blvd., #300
Pasadena, CA 91101
Phone: (626) 564-1988
Year Est.: 1975
1999 Revenues: $19,823,761
1999 Expenditures: $19,810,572

Mission: To achieve social change by focusing on the needs of Hispanic older persons. In service to the low-income elderly, the association provides programs of employment and training, health, housing, and economic development.
Membership: 2,000
Service Area: Los Angeles, San Diego; Washington, D.C.; Miami, Tampa; Chicago; Kansas City, KS; New Orleans; Detroit; Philadelphia; El Paso, Laredo, San Antonio; Commonwealth of Puerto Rico
President/CEO: Carmela G. Lacayo

2
National Council of La Raza
1111 19th St. N.W., #1000
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: (202) 785-1670
www.nclr.org
Year Est.: 1968
1999 Revenues: $16,709,049
1999 Expenditures: $15,611,497

Mission: To reduce poverty and discrimination and improve life opportunities for Hispanic Americans.
Membership: 21,000
Service area: 230 formal affiliates together serve 39 states.
President/CEO: Raul Yzaguirre

3
Puerto Rican Family Institute Inc.
145 W. 15th St.
New York, NY 10011
Phone: (212) 924-6320
www.prfi.org
Year Est.: 1960
1999 Revenues: $14,000,000
1999 Expenditures: $14,500,000

Mission: The development of health and human services targeted to maintenance and preservation of the unity of the Latino family.
Membership: N/A
Service Area: Bronx, Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn
President/CEO: Maria Elena Girone

4
Hispanic Scholarship Fund
One Sansome St., #1000
San Francisco, CA 94104
Phone: (415) 445-9930
www.hsf.net
Year Est.: 1975
1999 Revenues: $55,771,428
1999 Expenditures: $13,374,964
Mission: To double the percentage of Hispanics earning college degrees, from 9 percent to 19 percent, by 2006.
Membership: N/A
Service area: Throughout the country.
President/CEO: Sara Martinez Tucker

5
Casa Central
1343 N. California
Chicago, IL 60622
Phone: (773) 645-2300
www.casacentral.org
Year Est.: 1954
1999 Revenues: $10,438,741
1999 Expenditures: $10,011,195

Mission: To stabilize and empower individuals and families, encourage self-sufficiency, and promote healthy family and community functioning in Metropolitan Chicago through a continuum of social service programs.
Membership: N/A
Serviced Area: Metropolitan Chicago
President/CEO: Ann R. Alvarez

6
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities
8415 Datapoint Dr., #400
San Antonio, TX 78229
Phone: (210) 692-3805
www.hacu.net
Year Est.: 1986
1999 Revenues: $9,977,360
1999 Expenditures: $9,580,387

Mission: To promote the development and success of member colleges and universities, improve access to and quality of post-secondary educational opportunities for Hispanic students, and meet the needs of business, industry, and government through the development and sharing of resources, information, and expertise.
Membership: 245
Service Area: N/A
President/CEO: Antonio R. Flores

7
Latin American Civic Association
340 Parkside Dr.
San Fernando, CA 91340
Phone: (818) 361-8641
Year Est.: 1965
1999 Revenues: $9,386,591
1999 Expenditures: $9,386,591

Mission: To provide cost-effective, high-quality educational, health, and parent-involvement services exceeding Headstart standards to children, parents, and families.
Membership: N/A
Service Area: San Fernando and Santa Clarita, California
President/CEO: Irene Tovar

8
Spanish-Speaking Unity Council
1900 Fruitvale Ave., #2A
Oakland, CA 94601
Phone: (510) 535-6900
www.unitycouncil.org
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.
Membership: N/A
Service Area: City of Oakland, with a focus on Fruitvale
President/CEO: Arabella Martinez

9
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.
Membership: N/A
Service Area: Lower Rio Grande Valley and South Texas
President/CEO: Amancio J. Chapa Jr.

10
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.
Membership: N/A
Service Area: Los Angeles, Orange County
President/CEO: Jorge Alberto Acosta

11
Cuban American National Council Inc.
1223 S.W. 4th St.
Miami, FL 33135
Phone: (305) 642-3484
www.cnc.org
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.
Membership: N/A
Service Area: Miami area
President/CEO: Guarione M. Diaz

12
Congreso de Latinos Unidos Inc.
719 W. Girard Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19123
Phone: (215) 763-8870
www.congreso.net
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.
Membership: N/A
Service Area: North Philadelphia
President/CEO: Wanda Mial

13
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.
Membership: N/A
Service Area: Essex County, New Jersey
President/CEO: Raymond Ocasio

14
CHARO Community Development Corporation
4301 E. Valley Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90032
Phone: (323) 269-0751
www.charocorp.com
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.
Membership: N/A
Service Area: East/Northeast Los Angeles
President/CEO: Richard S. Amador

15
Center Home for Hispanic Elderly
1401 N. California
Chicago, IL 60622
Phone: (773) 645-2300
www.casacentral.org
Year Est.: 1982
1999 Revenues: $4,888,112
1999 Expenditures: $4,845,299

Mission: To provide long-term skilled and intermediate care, giving special attention to the cultural and bilingual needs of the residents. Healthy living and the importance of the family and community are emphasized in order to improve the quality of life of residents.
Membership: N/A
Service Area: Metropolitan Chicago
President/CEO: Ann R. Alvarez

16
Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund
634 S. Spring St.
Los Angeles, CA 90014
Phone: (213) 629-2512
www.maldef.org
Year Est.: 1968
1999 Revenues: $6,303,793
1999 Expenditures: $4,805,649

Mission: MALDEF is a national civil rights organization that protects and promotes the civil rights of Hispanics through advocacy, community education and outreach, leadership development, higher-education scholarships, and, when necessary, the legal system.
Memberships: N/A
Service Area: Nationwide
President/CEO: Antonia Hernandez

17
Coalition for Hispanic Family Services
315 Wyckoff Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11237
Phone: (718) 497-6090
Http://chfs.bizland.com
Year Est.: 1989
1999 Revenues: $4,782,599
1999 Expenditures: $4,782,599

Mission: To empower children, youth, and families through opportunities for success and self-reliance while reinforcing their sense of cultural and self-identity.
Membership: N/A
Service Area: North Brooklyn and adjacent communities
President/CEO: Denise Rosario

18
Council for the Spanish Speaking Inc.
614 W. National Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53204
Phone: (414) 384-3700
Year Est.: 1964
1999 Revenues: $4,117,895
1999 Expenditures: $4,246,177

Mission: To empower the Milwaukee Hispanic community and the community at large by providing education, housing, and social services to help families and individuals overcome social, economic, and cultural barriers to self-sufficiency and productivity.
Membership: N/A
Service Area: N/A
President/CEO: Filiberto Murguia

19
Niños Latinos Unidos
10016 Pioneer Blvd., #123
Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670
Phone: (562) 801-5454
www.nlu.org
Year Est.: 1994
1999 Revenues: $5,100,000
1999 Expenditures: $4,200,000

Mission: To meet the cultural and linguistic needs of the dependent population of greater Los Angeles.
Membership: N/A
Service Area: Los Angeles County
President/CEO: Fahir Milian

20
United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
2175 K St. N.W., #100
Washington, DC 20037
Phone: (202) 842-1212
www.ushcc.com
Year Est.: 1979
1999 Revenue: $3,629,751
1999 Expenditures: $3,999,360

Mission: To advocate, promote, and facilitate the success of Hispanic businesses.
Membership: 200
Service Area: Nationwide
President/CEO: George Herrera

21
Hispanic Federation Inc.
84 William St., 15th Floor
New York, NY 10038
Phone: (212) 742-0707
www.hispanicfederation.org
Year Est.: 1990
1999 Revenues: $4,000,000
1999 Expenditures: $3,900,000

Mission: To build and strengthen community-based organizations that provide Hispanics with a host of services, including immigration services, health care, economic development, job training, AIDS prevention, youth services, leadership development, and housing.
Membership: 66
Service Area: Throughout New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut
President/CEO: Lorraine Cortes-Vazquez

22
Hispanic Health Council Inc.
175 Main St.
Hartford, CT 06106
Phone: (860) 527-0856
www.hispanichealth.com
Year Est.: 1979
1999 Revenues: $3,889,000
1999 Expenditures: $3,626,000

Mission: To improve the health and social well-being of Puerto Rican/Hispanic and other underserved communities through research, service, education, and advocacy.
Membership: N/A
Service Area: Greater Hartford, Connecticut
President/CEO: Rolando Martinez

23
National Hispanic University
14271 Story Rd.
San Jose, CA 95127
Phone: (408) 254-6900
www.nhu.edu
Year Est.: 1981
1999 Revenues: $4,100,000
1999 Expenditures: $3,600,000

Mission: To enable Hispanics, other minorities, women, and others to acquire an undergraduate degree or certificate through a multicultural educational experience and to achieve a career in business, education, or technology.
Membership: N/A
Service Area: Students from across the nation
President/CEO: Roberto Cruz

24
Latin American Youth Center
1419 Columbia Rd. N.W.
Washington, DC 20009
Phone: (202) 319-2225
www.layc-dc.org
Year Est.: 1974
1999 Revenues: $3,740,580
1999 Expenditures: $3,497,860

Mission: To support youth and families in their determination to live, work, and study with dignity, hope, and joy.
Membership: N/A
Service Area: Washington, Columbia Heights, Mt. Pleasant, Adams Morgan
President/CEO: Lori M. Kaplan

25
California Hispanic Commission
2101 Capitol Ave.
Sacramento, CA 95816
Phone: (916) 443-5473
Year Est.: 1975
1999 Revenues: $3,400,135
1999 Expenditures: $3,438,536

Mission: To provide counseling services to the Hispanic community in California for overcoming alcohol and drug abuse and domestic violence and abuse.
Membership: N/A
Service Area: East LA and Orange County
President/CEO: James Z. Hernandez

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