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Hispanics/LatinX in Alabama: Information FOR Hispanics/LatinX in Alabama

Information about and for Hispanics and Latinos/as in Alabama

Hispanic Organizations

Alabama

Hispanic Interest Coalition of Alabama (HICA)
hicaalabama.org/en/home (English)
hicaalabama.org/es/home (Español)

Located in Birmingham, HICA addresses the concerns of immigrant Latinos in the areas of healthcare, education, economic development, legal issues, and outreach.

Alabama Hispanic Association
www.alabamahispanicassociation.org/

The Alabama Hispanic Association’s primary goal is to support programs serving Latino children and families in Northern Alabama.

National

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute
www.chci.org

“CHCI's mission is to develop the next generation of Latino leaders by promoting higher education, providing unmatched career development experience, and award-winning leadership development curriculum.”

League of United Latin American Citizens
lulac.org

The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) “advances the economic condition, educational attainment, political influence, health and civil rights of Hispanic Americans through community-based programs operating at more than 900 LULAC councils nationwide.”

Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF)
www.maldef.org

MALDEF is a nonprofit litigation, advocacy, and educational outreach institution for Hispanics/Latinos.

UnidosUS
www.unidosus.org/

Formerly the National Council of La Raza (NCLR), UnidosUS serves the Hispanic community through research, policy analysis, and state and national advocacy efforts.

United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
www.ushcc.com

USHCC is America’s largest Hispanic business organization, representing over 4.37 million Hispanic-owned businesses.

Assistance Organizations

Alabama

Alabama Department of Public Health ALL Kids
www.adph.org/allkids/ (English)
www.alabamapublichealth.gov/allkids/espanol.html (Español)

ALL Kids is a low-cost healthcare coverage program for children under age 19 in Alabama. Benefits include check-ups, immunizations, doctor visits, prescriptions, vision and dental care, hospitalization, and mental health and substance abuse services.

Cahaba Valley Health Care
www.cahabavalleyhealthcare.org/ (English)

Cahaba Valley Health Care is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing access to quality healthcare for the Hispanic communities in Jefferson and Shelby Counties.

UAB School of Education Community English Classes
www.uab.edu/education/esl/community-english-classes

Community English classes are available free of charge for international students, scholars, and staff at UAB as well as for their family members and other language learners from the greater Birmingham area

 

National

National Alliance for Hispanic Health
www.healthyamericas.org/

It is the Nation's premier science-based and community-driven organization focusing on healthcare, providing services to more than 15 million Hispanics throughout the U.S. every year.

National Hispanic Council on Aging (NHCOA)
www.nhcoa.org

NHCOA is an advocacy group for aging Latino adults.

National Latin@ Network
nationallatinonetwork.org/

The National Latin@ Networks is a national institute on domestic violence focusing on Latin@ communities.

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