Learn about the most important organizations committed to helping Hispanics in the US in various environments:
This organization is in search of a fairer society where immigrants can enjoy their rights. Grassroots Leadership fights against detention and deportation both in Texas and nationally.
2. Voto latino
Aimed at the empowerment of the Latino community in the US through civic engagement, advocacy and leadership development. Through innovative digital campaigns and pop culture, they provide culturally relevant programs that engage, educate and empower Latinos to be agents of change to build a stronger and more inclusive democracy.
3. Unidos US
They offer benefits to the Hispanic community through state and national research, policy analysis, and advocacy efforts, in communities across the country. Unidos US partners with a national network of nearly 300 affiliates across the country to serve millions of Latinos in the areas of civic engagement, civil rights and immigration, education, workforce and economics, health and housing.
This organization is dedicated to undocumented immigrants who live in constant fear for their integrity and that of their family in the US. United we dream works to combat this fear and empower young immigrants to develop their leadership, their organizational skills and their own campaigns at the local, state and federal levels in order to fight for justice and dignity for immigrants and all people.
Founded in 1969 with the sole purpose of confronting the oppression faced by Latinos in Phoenix, Arizona, as part of the movement led by César Chávez. Today they are one of the largest Hispanic nonprofits in the country, promoting stronger, healthier communities throughout the Southwestern United States. Chicanos por la Causa’s vibrant community presence encompasses a wide range of bilingual and bicultural services in health and human services, housing, education, and economic development.
As the nation’s largest nonprofit organization supporting Hispanic American higher education, Hispanic Scholarship Fund empowers Latino families with the knowledge and resources to successfully complete higher education. It also offers scholarships and support services to as many exceptional Hispanic American students as possible. This organization also provides its scholarship recipients with all the necessary tools to do well in their course work, and to be able to graduate, practice a profession, excel, be part of the leadership of the nation in the future, and guide future generations.
Progressive political action committee with the sole goal of increasing Latino political power through Latino representation at all levels of government. From school boards to the Senate and White House, Latino Victory identifies, recruits, and develops candidates for public office while building a permanent base of Latino donors to support them.
8. Hispanic Heritage Foundation
Nonprofit organization dedicated to identifying, incentivizing, preparing, and positioning Latino leaders in the classroom, community, and workforce to deliver on America’s priorities.
9. National Alliance for Hispanic Health
Leading science-based, community-led organization focused on improving health for all. Community members serve more than 15 million Hispanics in the United States each year, and members of national organizations serve more than 100 million people annually. They work to ensure that healthcare incorporates the best of science, culture, and community by listening to the individual, investing in leading community organizations, working with national partners, examining and improving available resources and systems, and seeking solutions to make health part of every person’s life.
10. NALEO (National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials)
The nation’s leading nonprofit, nonpartisan organization facilitating the full participation of Latinos in the American political process, from citizenship to public service. Its mission is carried out through integrated strategies that include increasing the effectiveness of Latino policymakers, mobilizing the Latino community to participate in civic life, and promoting policies that foster Latino political engagement. They also provide national leadership on key issues affecting Latino participation in the US political process, including immigration and naturalization.
Organization focused on the study of Hispanic economic contributions, media monitoring, consumer fraud protection, citizenship education, and technology and telecommunications research.