El Centro Hispano Continues to respond to the needs of the Latinx community

Since late March, the beginning of the COVID-19 health crisis, El Centro Hispano has been working tirelessly to support our community.  Shortly after the state locked down, we created the El Centro Hispano COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund to assist our community members affected by COVID-19 to meet their needs. Thanks to the great support of […]

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CoverDurham Study: Latinx Mask User Experience

In recent weeks, COVID-19 has taken an alarming and disproportionate toll on the Hispanic/Latino/a/x community in Durham (as well as elsewhere in North Carolina and nationally). This is due to a variety of causes, including both pre-existing factors (health injustices, socioeconomic inequality, high-risk exploitative jobs), as well as recent COVID-specific trends (hospitals turning away Spanish-speaking […]

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Meet Our Spanish Teachers

We are excited to welcome our two new Spanish Teachers. Learn more them and their background below. Meet Señora López Meet Sandra Lopez, our Spanish 1 and Conversational Spanish teacher starting in August. Sandra is from Colombia and brings over 20 years of experience teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language. She lives in Virginia and […]

NC DHHS Partnering with El Centro Hispano and Other Four Organizations to Address COVID19 Impact in Hispanic/Latinx Communities

“The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services – Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities is partnering with five North Carolina community-based organizations to help address the disparate impact COVID-19 is having on the state’s Hispanic/LatinX communities. COVID-19 is disproportionately impacting historically marginalized populations – particularly Hispanic/LatinX communities, which represent 10 percent of […]

We Are All In This Together

At El Centro Hispano we are taking every possible precaution to protect our people – social distancing, teleworking, mask-wearing, frequent hand-washing, and much more. We are also doing everything we can to support our community, who have been hit hardest by the pandemic, and whose jobs, many of them considered essential, are making it possible […]

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El Centro Hispano offices reopen to public with restrictions due to coronavirus

With health and safety as our top priority, El Centro Hispano remains deeply committed to contain and prevent the spread of COVID-19. To help do that, we have implemented new procedures and adapted to new changes of life to maintain continuity while ensuring the safety of our employees and the general public.    El Centro […]

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Sending a virtual hug this Mother’s Day

Dear El Centro Hispano friends, This Mother’s Day is a difficult one for our community. Over the past several weeks, we’ve received hundreds of calls and emails from moms asking for help. Whether it’s wondering how to pay rent or feed their children, being a mother has become even more complicated during the coronavirus pandemic. […]

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Support our community during this difficult time!

The coronavirus’ impact on our economy is already being felt. Many local families are facing increased food uncertainty as a result of business closures, layoffs, and lost wages. In response to this crisis, El Centro Hispano has created the COVID19 Crisis Response Fund to assist families who are being impacted due to the COVID-19 outbreak. […]

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El Centro Hispano is excited to announce the opening of its new offices in Raleigh North Carolina at Villa Latina Plaza, in order to serve the Latino community in Wake County. The grand opening of the new office will be February 22, 2020.  “We are excited for this new chapter in of El Centro Hispano!  This expansion to Wake County […]