Spanish Language Institute

2021 Schedule Session 1: January 18-March 15Session 2: April 5-May 28*New students are welcome at the beginning of any session • Spanish 1: Tues & Thurs 5:15-6:45• Spanish 2: Mon & Wed 5:15-6:45• Conversational Spanish: 7:00-8:30• Spanish Medical for Professionals: Mon & Thurs 5:00-6:30   MEET OUR SPANISH TEACHERS Each 8-week session is $280. Register […]

Celebrating The Grand Opening of the Spectrum Digital Education Lab

We are excited to announce that El Centro Hispano has been awarded a $25,000 Spectrum Digital Education Grant to open a digital learning lab, as part of a $5 million national commitment to digital education in Spectrum communities across the country. The learning lab will further El Centro’s mission to serve the Durham community through […]


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 […]

Facebook Lives

Facebook Lives: COVID-19 Resources in Spanish

We’re covering topics such as education, health, advocacy, and more on Facebook Lives in Spanish. Check out these great resources that will help our community to be informed and know how to navigate this pandemic. Thank you to all our partners for making these conversations possible! ***WE WILL KEEP UPDATING THIS LIST*** Health Link: Distanciamiento […]

Mother's Day

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. […]

Looking for Early Head Start and Head Start Programs?

You still have time to apply for Early Head Start y Head Start programs for your kids. These programs promote children’s development, support parents in their role as children’s primary caregivers, and help families make progress toward self-sufficiency. Children who attend Head Start demonstrate marked academic and social progress, and are more likely to enter kindergarten ready to […]

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Responding to the needs of our community

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 Crisis, El Centro Hispano has been responding to ourcommunity’s need by increasing and expanding services to ensure we are here for our community during thistough time. We have implemented new measures to expand our direct service, to address the community’s needfor resources, and created the El Centro Hispano COVID-19 […]

April is Fair Housing Month

You Have a Right to Equal Housing Opportunities It is against the law to discriminate against a renter or home buyer based on that person’s: Age (older than 40) Color Disability Familial status (having children) National origin Race Religion Sex Veteran’s status A Landlord or Housing Provider May Not Do the Following Refuse to rent […]

Cómo protegerse del COVID-19

El Departamento de Salud y Servicios Humanos de Carolina del Norte está pidiendo a las personas que recuerden estas tres cosas mientras nos mantenemos fuertes y continuamos aplanando la curva y disminuyendo la propagación de COVID-19. Si sale de casa, practique sus 3 M: Mascarilla: Use una mascarilla de tela sobre su nariz y boca. […]

COVID-19 Fund

COVID19 Crisis Response Fund Application

In response to the COVID19 crisis, El Centro Hispano has created the COVID19 Crisis Response Fund to address the needs of community members and families that: live paycheck to paycheck who have or will lose income due to the closings of places of work; and/or– have multiple children and will be forced to stay home; […]