The Center for Latin@ Studies and Engagement is committed to advancing knowledge about the Latino population through collaboration, interdisciplinary studies, and community partnerships. Our community partners are key organizations with a history of engaging and serving the Latino community of Oregon, our region, and the world. Our objective is to enter into partnerships that are mutually beneficial, and culturally responsive relationships that enhance the social, educational, and economic well-being of our communities. Specifically, we seek a reciprocal exchange of knowledge and involvement in issues that provide mutual access to opportunities for professionals, scholars, students, and the dissemination of knowledge for other organizations.

Our current partners include:

CLUBC is the only non-profit charitable agency in Benton County founded and operated for and by Latin@s. Their mission is to facilitate the integration of Latin@s into the broader community by promoting the well-being of Latino families, providing opportunities for leadership and capacity building, supporting and advancing equal rights and equal access, and creating a climate of tolerance and cross-cultural understanding.

Latino Network provides transformative opportunities, services, and advocacy for the education, leadership and civic engagement of our youth, families and communities


The CLI is a non-profit organization based in Woodburn, Oregon that was founded to prepare leaders with the political consciousness and capacity needed to lead and support social justice work.  

Universidad Politécnica de Tulancingo is a polytechnic university in central Mexico that seeks to serve the country by providing technology services and contributing to the diffusion of science and culture.

The Clackamas County Hispanic Interagency Networking Team (HINT) is dedicated to working with private and public agencies and the Hispanic/Latino community to coordinate and integrate social and educational services and promote the cultural heritage of Hispanics/Latinos within the community.

Pineros y Campesinos Unidos del Noroeste (Northwest Treeplanters and Farmworkers United) is Oregon’s farmworkers union and largest Latino organization in the state.

“Radio Movimiento” (Movement Radio) with the slogan “La Voz del Pueblo” (The Voice of the People) was created in 2006 to educate, raise political consciousness, and entertain our membership and base of supporters.

Our vision is that Oregon will be a place known for inclusive and equitable education and justice, which upholds civil and human rights and produces success for every parent and child from all backgrounds. Our vision is that every child will succeed in school and graduate with the skills and opportunities to continue education, obtain job skills, and gain financial self-sufficiency, leading to healthy, safe, stable families, a vibrant economy and shared political power.  We speak with many voices to end discrimination and inequality in education for children while fostering mutual accountability between children, parents, and schools.

The Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies at U of O put the study of Latino/a and Latin American communities in conversation with one another and with the state of Oregon. CLLAS is a knowledge center dedicated to public access and excellence through the integation of teaching, research, community engagement and dissemination. 

Our mission is to work with the Hispanic Community to address issues of equity, create opportunity, and strengthen family and community while fostering enhanced collaboration across social boundaries through education. 

Our mission is to build human and capital assets to strengthen neighborhoods and broaden participation in community ownership and governance.

UNETE is a volunteer-led movement of farmworkers and immigrants in rural Southern Oregon educating their community and advocating for worker rights

Adelante Mujeres has served western Washington County by providing holistic education and empowerment opportunities to low income Latina women and their families, in order to ensure full participation and active leadership in the community 

To SUPPORT Latinos in the community is at the core of our mission. To CONNECT means to encourage diversity and promote intercultural awareness. To EDUCATE means empowering people.
Centro Cultural promotes education and economic development, increases cultural consciousness, responds to community needs and celebrates understanding among the diverse groups of our community.
  Central Latino Americano is a bilingual, multicultural agency dedicated to the empowerment of Lane County's Latino community by offering social services, access to community resources, and advocating for fair treatment


If you are interested in becoming one of our partners, please use this form to share your information.