Race, Ethnicity, and Culture

El Centro Hispano

Chapel Hill-Carrboro, Durham, and Raleigh (Durham, Wake, and Orange County)

Services/Programs Description

El Centro Hispano (ECH) is the largest Latino-led/Latino-serving organization in the State and has been working with and on behalf of the Hispanic/Latino community in Durham, Wake, Orange, and neighboring counties since 1992.

El Centro Hispano es la organización más grande en NC y trabaja con la comunidad hispana/latina en Durham, Wake, Orange, y otros condados desde 1992.

Education: aims to expand educational opportunities for personal growth and development of the Latino community members, from child to adult.

Economic Development: work on the creation and strengthening of the individual capacities of workers and entrepreneurs.

Community Health: advances and improves the overall health and well-being of the Latino community through prevention and health promotion programs, access to health services, and healthy activities in the community.

Community Support: works to advance the general well-being of the Latino community through access to valuable information to contribute to the improvement of their quality of life.

Civic & Community Participation: with our Leadership Development, Community Development & Community Action programs,trains Latinx leaders to improve quality of life for the entire community.

Phone Number(s)

(919) 945-0132 (Chapel Hill Carrboro)

(984) 208-2158 (Raleigh)

(919) 687-4635 (Durham)

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