Expenditure change from 2005: -0.13%
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 corporate commitment to the Hispanic community.
Service Area: Nationwide
President/CEO: Dr. Carmela G. Lacayo
Association for the Advancement of Mexican Americans
6001 Gulf Freeway
Houston, TX 77023
Phone: (713) 967-6700
Year Established: 1970
2006 Expenditures: $13,502,566
2006 Revenues: $14,677,562
Expenditure change from 2005: 8.96%
Mission: To advance the lives of at-risk youth and families through an array of innovative programs that provide education, health care, human services, and community development initiatives to strengthen families and neighborhoods.
Service Area: Houston, San Antonio, Laredo, and Washington, D.C.
President/CEO: Gilbert Moreno
United Community Center/Centro de la Comunidad Unida
1028 South 9th St.
Milwaukee, WI 53204
Phone: (414) 384-3100
Year Established: 1970
2006 Expenditures: $13,391,000
2006 Revenues: $13,461,000
Expenditure change from 2005: 10.57%
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 will promote high academic standards in all of its education programs.
Service Area: Milwaukee
Executive Director: Ricardo Diaz
1850 W. 21st St.
Chicago, IL 60608
Phone: (312) 666-4511
Year Established: 1973
2006 Expenditures: $12,570,715
2006 Revenues: $12,536,219
Expenditure change from 2005: 5.72%
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/CEO: Vincent A. Allocco
The Unity Council
3411 East 12th St., Ste. 200
Oakland, CA 94601
Phone: (510) 535-6900
Year Established: 1964
2006 Expenditures: $11,946,887
2006 Revenues: $11,449,137
Expenditure change from 2005: -1.48%
Mission: To move people and families out of poverty and to create a healthier and safer community for families and residents by implementing and managing integrated programs addressing economic, social, and physical development.
Service Area: Fruitvale and the Greater Oakland area
CEO: Gilda Gonzales
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