¡Adelante! U.S. Education Leadership Fund

Cuban American National Council

CNC is a non-profit organization providing human services to persons in need from all racial and ethnic groups. CNC assists individuals to become self-reliant and builds bridges among America’s diverse communities.

Cuban-American Research Institute (Florida International University)

Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities

HACU represents more than 400 colleges and universities committed to Hispanic higher education success in the U.S., Puerto Rico, Latin America, Spain and Portugal. Although our member institutions in the U. S. represent less than 10% of all higher education institutions nationwide, together they are home to more than two-thirds of all Hispanic college students. HACU is the only national educational association that represents Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs).

Hispanic Scholarship Fund

Latin American and Caribbean Center (Florida International University)

Latin American Studies Association

Latin Ballet of Virginia

Latinos en Virginia!

League of United Latin American Citizens

Annually, LULAC engages its network of 135,000 community volunteers, 880 local councils, 60 community technology centers and 15 LULAC National Educational Service Centers to empower Hispanic families through direct service programs and advocacy in 34 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.

MANA – A National Latina Organzation

MANA used to stand for the Mexican American National Association, named when it was originally founded in 1974 by Mexican-American women. In January 1994, members voted to become MANA, A National Latina Organization, to reflect the growing diversity of its membership. Today, MANA is the largest national pan-Latina membership organization. MANA empowers Latinas through leadership development, community service, and advocacy. MANA includes all Latinas of Mexican, Puerto Rican, Dominican, Cuban, Central American, South American, and Spanish decent.

Mexican-American Legal Defense and Educational Fund

Founded in 1968, MALDEF is the nation’s leading Latino legal civil rights organization. Often described as the “law firm of the Latino community”, MALDEF promotes social change through advocacy, communications, community education, and litigation in the areas of education, employment, immigrant rights, and political access.

National Association of Latino Arts and Culture

National Association of Hispanic Publications

The National Association of Hispanic Publications, Inc. (NAHP, Inc.) is a nonprofit, non-partisan trade advocacy organization representing the leading Spanish language publications serving 41 markets in 39 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, with a combined circulation of over 23 million.

NALEO- National Association of Latin@ Elected Officials

The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) and the NALEO Educational Fund, are the nation’s leading nonprofit organization that facilitates the full participation of Latinos in the American political process, from citizenship to public service. The NALEO Educational Fund is a nonpartisan 501 (c)(3) organization first established in 1981, we carry out our mission through programs that integrate Latinos fully into American political society, provide professional development opportunities and technical assistance to the nation’s more than 6,000 Latino elected and appointed officials, and monitor and conduct advocacy on issues important to the Latino community and our political participation.

National Community for Latino Leadership

Founded in 1968, MALDEF is the nation’s leading Latino legal civil rights organization. Often described as the “law firm of the Latino community”, MALDEF promotes social change through advocacy, communications, community education, and litigation in the areas of education, employment, immigrant rights, and political access.

National Council of La Raza

The National Council of La Raza (NCLR)—the largest national Hispanic civil rights and advocacy organization in the United States—works to improve opportunities for Hispanic Americans. Through its network of nearly 300 affiliated community-based organizations, NCLR reaches millions of Hispanics each year in 41 states, Puerto Rico, and the District of Columbia. Founded in 1968, NCLR is a private, nonprofit, nonpartisan, tax-exempt organization headquartered in Washington, DC. NCLR serves all Hispanic subgroups in all regions of the country and has regional offices in Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, Phoenix, and San Antonio.

National Hispanic Leadership Agenda

The National Hispanic Leadership Agenda (NHLA) is a nonpartisan association of major Hispanic national organizations and distinguished Hispanic leaders from all over the nation. NHLA’s mission calls for unity among Latinos around the country to provide the Hispanic community with greater visibility and a clearer, stronger influence in our country’s affairs. NHLA brings together Hispanic leaders to establish policy priorities that address, and raise public awareness of, the major issues affecting the Latino community and the nation as a whole.

National Hispanic Leadership Institute

The National Hispana Leadership Institute (NHLI), a national 501(c )3 organization based in Washington, DC, was established in 1987 to address the underrepresentation of Latinas in the corporate, nonprofit and political arenas. NHLI’s mission is to develop Hispanas as ethical leaders through training, professional development, relationship building and community activism.

National Institute for Latino Policy

The National Institute for Latino Policy (NiLP) (formerly the Institute for Puerto Rican Policy) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit and nonpartisan policy center established in 1982. One of the leading think tanks in the Latino community utilizing an action research model, NiLP is involved in a wide range of policy issues affecting the Latino community.

New America Alliance

The NAA membership is comprised of over 100 prominent American Latino entrepreneurs and business leaders who are committed to giving back to the community. While committing substantial financial resources to the organization, our members also commit considerable time, provide access to their networks and exert their influence to achieve the goals of the organization. We aggregate the NAA members’ success, experience, relationships and passion to give back as we promote the advancement of the Latino community and prosperity for all in our nation. NAA members leverage their influence to promote Latino leadership in entrepreneurship, corporate America, and public service; increase Latino access and control of capital; and invest in human capital to improve educational achievement and develop future Latino business leaders.

Puerto Rican Federal Affairs Administration

The Puerto Rico Federal Affairs Administration represents the Government of Puerto Rico before federal, state, and local governments, promotes Governor Fortuño’s economic and public policy initiatives to achieve a better quality of life for the four million U.S. citizens of Puerto Rico, and advises local government agencies and municipalities on issues of interest to Puerto Rico before the federal government.

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

Smithsonian Latino Center

Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers

Society of Mexican American Engineers and Scientists (MAES) Latinos in Science and Engineering

Texas Association of Chicanos en Higher Education

Texas association of chicanos in higher education, another non-profit similar to VALHEN.

UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center

US Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) is a structured organization aimed at developing a business network that would provide the Hispanic community with cohesion and strength. Since its inception, the USHCC has worked towards bringing the issues and concerns of the nation’s almost 3 million Hispanic-owned businesses to the forefront of the national economic agenda.

Virginia Coalition of Latino Organizations