2016 National Latino Children’s Summit Partnerships
National Latino Children’s Institute (NLCI), is a national non-proﬁt organization and is the only national Latino organization whose primary focus is Latino children. NLCI’s mission focuses the nation’s attention on the contributions and challenges of young Latinos and carries out its mission by advocating on their behalf. NLCI is the national steward organization for El Día de Los Niños – Celebrating Young Americans in the United States.
Helios Education Foundation is dedicated to creating opportunities for individuals in Arizona and Florida to succeed in postsecondary education. The Foundation’s community investments are made across three impact areas: Early Childhood Education, the Transition Years and Postsecondary Education Success. Since inception in 2004, the Foundation has invested millions of dollars in education-related programs and initiatives across both states.
eLatinaVoices, fis an online free membership community of children’s advocates and supporters. The collaborating community is the founding organization of the National Latino Children’s Summit. The online community was born out of observing legislation and policy actions that were not good for children and a need to advocate on behalf of all children and youth, and specifically young Latinos.
Chicanos Por La Causa, Inc. (CPLC) is a community development corporation, committed to building stronger, healthier communities as a lead advocate, coalition builder, and direct service provider. CPLC promotes positive change and self-sufficiency to enhance the quality of life for the benefit of those we serve. CPLC was founded in 1969 by a group of community and student activists to confront oppression facing the Latino community in South Central Phoenix. Since then, we have expanded our mission to promote stronger and healthier communities throughout the southwestern. United States, including Nevada and New Mexico.
Raza Development Fund is the largest Latino Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), with more than $250 million in total assets under management. RDF has provided capital to Latino serving organizations nationwide. These organizations have received technical assistance and loans, which have helped leverage nearly $2.5 billion in private capital for education, childcare, affordable housing and healthcare projects serving low-income families and individuals.
Telemundo Phoenix / KTAZ is Telemundo’s local television station serving the Spanish-speaking community in the Phoenix area for over 25 years. Owned by NBCUniversal, Telemundo Phoenix delivers its viewers local breaking news, weather, entertainment and sports coverage across a variety of platforms, including Noticiero Telemundo Arizona, Enfoque Arizona, online at TelemundoArizona.com and via mobile and social media channels. Telemundo Phoenix has received multiple awards for its commitment to journalism and community service.