“We grew as the community grew!” Pilar Rocha-Goldberg.
Through this video, learn a little about our leader’s passion and dedication to serving the community.
Hear about Pilar’s experience leading El Centro for the past 13 years, her beginnings as a volunteer, the challenges of opening two offices in Carrboro and Raleigh, and the first aid she started when the pandemic began.
The Hispanic Center Inc. Non-profit Latino organization that works to strengthen the community, build bridges and promote equity and inclusion of Hispanics / Latinos in the North Carolina Triangle area.
Focus areas are Health and Wellness, Education and Economic Development.
– Education: School Preparation, K-12 Tutoring, College Preparation, English Classes, Computer Classes, Citizenship Classes, Spanish Classes, Literacy, Primary and Secondary School in Spanish for Adults, Support Classes for Parents .
– Health and Wellbeing: Health Window at the Consulate of Mexico, Mobile Health Unit, HIV Prevention, Substance and alcohol abuse prevention.
Direct Support Office: Service Connections, Translations, Interpretations, Domestic Violence, Legal Clinics, Immigration Assistance.
– Economic Development: Workers Center, Financial Education
– Community Participation and Advocacy: Youth group, support groups for the LGBTQ community. Policy analysis and community mobilization.
Courtesy: El Centro Hispano Press.