Centro Latino de San Francisco (CLSF) is a 501(c) non-profit and community-based organization owned and operated by the Latino Community, primarily serving the elderly, and adults with disabilities. Incorporated in 1986 and located in the heart of the Mission District of San Francisco, CLSF has served the community for over 40 years!
Dolores Street Community Services nurtures individual wellness and cultivates collective power among low-income and immigrant communities to create a more just society.
The Annual San Francisco Day of the Dead Ritual Procession that takes place on November 2 in the Mission District is a project of El Colectivo del Rescate Cultural (Rescue Culture Collective), with the support of community and cultural workers. The procession director since 1989 has been Juan Pablo Gutiérrez. For more information contact: Juan Pablo Gutiérrez, the San Francisco Día de los Muertos Ritual Procession Director at (415) 405-2050 or at firstname.lastname@example.org
Our mission is to promote cultural arts, community media, and civic engagement as a way of building healthy and empowered Latino communities.
To preserve, enhance and advocate for Latino cultural continuity, vitality, and community in San Francisco’s touchstone Latino Cultural District and the greater Mission neighborhood.
The mission of Excelsior Works! is to create a viable link to workforce development that leads to financial sustainability of individuals and families, strengthened community, and Excelsior identity. Excelsior Works! is a new center where residents of every age and culture can find workforce programs and services at one convenient Excelsior site. Excelsior Works! makes it easier to receive assistance-- in English, Spanish, Cantonese, and Tagalog - and help collaborating organizations provide a
The Good Samaritan Family Resource Center’s mission is to help vulnerable families, including immigrant families, access needed services, develop self-sufficiency, and participate fully as members of the San Francisco community. Every day, we help striving immigrants and diverse families obtain the skills, support, and resources they need to overcome the challenges of poverty and displacement so, together, we can improve the world we share.
Horizons Unlimited of San Francisco, Inc. (Horizons) is a community-based organization located in San Francisco’s beloved Mission District and offers culturally and linguistically competent services, in English and Spanish, for the diverse population of the Mission District and the City and County of San Francisco. Since 1965, Horizons has had the honor and privilege to serve as a major access point for more than 250,000 native, immigrant, and newcomer youth and their families.
The mission of Instituto Familiar de la Raza (IFR) is to promote and enhance the health and well-being of Chicanos/Latinos and multicultural/multiracial youth.
La Raza Community Resource Center is a bilingual, multi-service, non-profit organization dedicated to meeting the social service, employment, educational, and leadership development needs of low-income families and individuals. Serving the community for 40 years, our primary focus is to address the unmet needs of Latino immigrants.
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Every November 2nd, Marigold Project produces the Dia de Los Muertos, Festival of Altars. The Marigold Project serves the community by creating healing spaces connecting us to our ancestors and our impermanence in One Spirit. By providing cultural education, art and writing therapy workshops, and altar building skills connecting as a community, we honor the circle of life and death.
MCCLA makes the arts accessible as an essential element to the community's development and well-being.
MEPI is a nonprofit organization dependent on generous contributions from a caring community. Donations are tax-deductible. Currently the are receiving donations by mail
Rooted in the Mission and focused on San Francisco, MEDA’s mission is to strengthen low- and moderate-income Latino families by promoting economic equity and social justice through asset building and community development.
We are a nonprofit, community-based organization creating and preserving high-quality affordable housing, and providing supportive services for residents of low and moderate incomes in the Mission District and throughout San Francisco.
Making college the expectation, not the exception, for Mission youth and families.
Through a wide range of afterschool, in-school, and summer programs, Mission Graduates is creating a college-going culture right here in the Mission District.
MISSION LANGUAGE AND VOCATIONAL SCHOOL IS A NON-PROFIT IN THE MISSION DISTRICT. OUR MISSION IS TO IMPROVE THE SOCIO-ECONOMIC CONDITION OF LIMITED OR NON-ENGLISH SPEAKING, LOW AND MODERATE-INCOME LATINOS AND OTHER UNDER SERVED FAMILIES IN SAN FRANCISCO AND THE BAY AREA THROUGH JOB-SPECIFIC LANGUAGE AND VOCATIONAL TRAINING PROGRAMS AND THE CREATION OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVES. SUPPORT SERVICES SUCH AS CAREER COUNSELING, JOB PLACEMENT ASSISTANCE, AND REFERRAL SERVICES
Mission Neighborhood Centers serves over 3000 low-income seniors, youth and families with young children at 11 sites throughout San Francisco. With a legacy dating back over 100 years, our guiding principles remain the same: empowerment, cultural affirmation and personal responsibility. We provide a continuum of educational programs and social services to the community populations most in need. MNC is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization.
Mission Neighborhood Health Center honors our Latino roots with a tradition of providing compassionate, patient-centered care. We advocate for health equity and deliver innovative, high quality services responsive to the neighborhoods and diverse communities we serve.
PODER’s mission is to organize with Latino immigrant families and youth to put into practice people-powered solutions that are locally based, community led and environmentally just. We nurture everyday people's leadership, regenerate culture, and build community power. We organize in San Francisco’s Mission, Excelsior and other southeast neighborhoods, & forge alliances to achieve transformational change.
El/La started as a program of Proyecto ContraSIDA Por Vida (PCPV) in 1993. We were the first translatina HIV prevention program in Northern California. In 2006, after PCPV lost its funding, El/La became its own fiscally sponsored project and today is fiscally sponsored by Community Initiatives. Based on our 26 years of work in the translatina community, we continue to fight for translatina rights and provide resources and personal development in a safe space.
The Women’s Building is a safe place that addresses two of San Francisco’s most pressing issues:
– Services and advocacy for the well-being of women and girls
– Affordable space for nonprofits and community members
La Raza Centro Legal is a community-based legal organization dedicated to empowering Latino, immigrant and low-income communities in the Mission and throughout the Bay Area, advocating for their civil and human rights. Through its grassroots efforts over the last 45 years, La Raza has provided critical life-changing legal services – at low or no cost.
JAMESTOWN IS A MISSION-DISTRICT BASED YOUTH DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATION CULTIVATING ACADEMICS, ARTS, SOCIO-EMOTIONAL SUPPORT, & SPORTS TO ENRICH THE LIVES OF OUR UNDERSERVED YOUTH AND THEIR FAMILIES TO CREATE HEALTHIER COMMUNITIES
Founded in 1970, Galería de la Raza | Studio 24 is a non-profit dedicated to promoting Xicanx/Latinx art and culture. Our "creative place keeping" ethos is rooted in social inclusion and justice, where community arts are central to navigating the complex intersection of urban development, social inequality, affordable housing, and the historical-cultural legacies of communities of color.